Archive of June 21, 2017

US bishops launch 2017 Fortnight for Freedom

Jun 21, 2017 - 09:08 pm .- The U.S. bishops have launched a website and video to mark the beginning of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, focusing on religious freedom issues both at home and abroad.

Pro-lifers claim victory in Georgia House vote

Jun 21, 2017 - 04:33 pm .- Abortion rights groups invested heavily and lost in Tuesday night’s runoff special election for a Georgia House seat, and pro-lifers maintain the outcome proves the futility of the pro-abortion agenda.

The little-known final interview of Ted Bundy: Porn motivated me

Jun 21, 2017 - 04:15 pm .- He was one of the worst serial killers in U.S. history.

Meeting with NFL hall-of-famers, Pope Francis promotes teamwork

Jun 21, 2017 - 01:08 pm .- Pope Francis addressed members of the National Football League Hall of Fame on Wednesday, encouraging them to promote the values of sportsmen not only on the field but also within their communities.

Pope Francis sends aid to a troubled South Sudan

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:34 am .- After the Vatican stated last month the postponement of Pope Francis’ proposed trip to South Sudan, they announced Wednesday that the Pope will instead send aid to the people suffering from worsening conditions.

Can relics unite Catholics and Orthodox? Pope Francis thinks so.

Jun 21, 2017 - 06:04 am .- Common veneration of relics is one of the tools Pope Francis is using to foster ecumenical relations with the Eastern Orthodox Churches.

Don’t think holiness is for you? The saints can help, Pope Francis says

Jun 21, 2017 - 05:27 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis said the saints show us that despite what we might think, holiness is possible for everyone, and we should call on them for help in living out our vocations.

El Salvador's first cardinal a friend of Blessed Oscar Romero

Jun 21, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Pope Francis' decision to elevate Bishop José Gregorio Rosa Chávez is unprecedented: not only is he the first Salvadoran cardinal, he is also the first auxiliary bishop to be given a red biretta.

Religious freedom advocates to receive papal honor

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:08 am .- In recognition of their promotion of religious freedom, the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom and his wife will be inducted next week into the Order of St. Gregory the Great.

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