Archive of June 14, 2017

US bishops: Next synod must address disillusioned, indifferent youth

Jun 14, 2017 - 03:13 pm .- Next year’s synod, which will focus on young people, must address their most pressing problems, including indifference and disillusionment, U.S. bishops said at their annual meeting on Wednesday.  

Catholic community offers prayer, supplies for London fire victims

Jun 14, 2017 - 01:20 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Westminster offered their prayers and local parishes opened their doors to offer aid and supplies to those affected by a massive fire at an apartment complex in west London on Wednesday.

Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice

Jun 14, 2017 - 08:44 am .- Republican House Majority Whip and Catholic Steve Scalise, 51, was among multiple persons shot in an incident at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning.

In latest meetings, cardinal advisors continue forward with reform

Jun 14, 2017 - 06:31 am .- Pope Francis and the Council of Cardinals held their 20th round of meetings in Rome this week, continuing their work on reform of the Roman Curia, including their discussion of ways the Curia can better serve local churches.

Church destroyed, Christians detained in China's Henan province

Jun 14, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Local authorities in China’s Henan province reportedly destroyed a Christian church building last month, beating parishioners who tried to stop the demolition and detaining 40, the group China Aid says.

We don't earn God's love - it's freely given, Pope Francis says

Jun 14, 2017 - 03:47 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis said that God’s love isn’t something we earn or deserve by our good works, but that it is free and unconditional – no matter what.

What can priests practically do to combat the porn epidemic?

Jun 14, 2017 - 02:59 am .- Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling.

Monks of Norcia announce special edition beer to help them rebuild

Jun 14, 2017 - 12:02 am .- It was God and beer sales that helped sustain the Benedictine monks of Norcia, and it is God and beer sales that will help them rebuild.

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