Archive of June 17, 2017

What does 'the Joy of the Gospel' look like in the US?

Jun 17, 2017 - 03:35 pm .- It’s been nearly four years since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii gaudium, or “The Joy of the Gospel.” But what does it look like to truly live out the Joy of the Gospel in the U.S.?

Sainthood causes advance, including layman who resisted fascism

Jun 17, 2017 - 09:22 am .- Pope Francis on Friday recognized the heroic virtue of six persons on the path to canonization, as well as the martyrdom of an Italian man who died from injuries of a beating he received while imprisoned in a concentration camp for resisting fascism.

UK party leader steps down, citing Christian faith

Jun 17, 2017 - 06:26 am .- After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday, claiming that leading the party was becoming incompatible with living his faith.

Pope Francis, German Chancellor discuss need to fight poverty, hunger

Jun 17, 2017 - 05:59 am .- Saturday, Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met at the Vatican, agreeing on the need to dedicate special attention to the responsibility of the international community in addressing issues of poverty and hunger.

Pope Francis expresses sorrow for victims of London Grenfell Tower fire

Jun 17, 2017 - 04:05 am .- On Saturday Pope Francis expressed his sorrow for the victims of a devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London, offering his condolences for the families of those who have died.

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