Archive of June 23, 2017

Judge halts deportations of Chaldean Christians to Iraq

Jun 23, 2017 - 03:26 pm .- A district court judge on Thursday halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqis, including many Chaldean Christians, who were recently picked up by immigration officers and detained.

Francis urges Serrans to 'keep moving forward' promoting vocations

Jun 23, 2017 - 02:42 pm .- Pope Francis offered encouragement Friday to members of Serra International, which promotes religious vocations, urging them to persevere in their “beautiful vocation of being laity who are friends to priests” and to “(k)eep moving forward!”

How Catholic culture can thrive on the internet

Jun 23, 2017 - 01:01 pm .- Social media can be difficult to navigate, but Catholics can reach out with a content-savvy approach that can truly engage people, young social media professionals told Catholic media leaders on Thursday.

US Senate healthcare bill 'unacceptable as written', bishops warn

Jun 23, 2017 - 11:10 am .- The U.S. bishops' conference has warned that the proposed Senate health care bill will put serious burdens on poor families and is “unacceptable as written.”

How the Church is helping Christians return to Aleppo

Jun 23, 2017 - 10:06 am .- Christians who fled Aleppo because of the four year battle for the city are now returning, and in the face of such challenges as poverty, destruction, and a shortages of basic goods, they persevere with the help of the local Church.

A little Catholic cowboy brings Mother Angelica to toddlers

Jun 23, 2017 - 06:02 am .- A new animated cowboy named Tomkin has won a Gabriel Award for the EWTN Global Catholic Network.

A doctor prescribed a procedure, but insurance offered death

Jun 23, 2017 - 06:01 am .- Dr. T. Brian Callister chose to become a physician for the reason many choose to go into the medical field – to make a difference in people’s lives.

Dating apps and the death of romance – what's a Catholic to do?

Jun 23, 2017 - 03:22 am .- If a recent Vanity Fair issue is to be believed, there's some disheartening news for single people: the “dating apocalypse,” brought on by wildly popular dating apps like “Tinder,” is upon us.

Stop sharing fake news, Filipino bishops implore

Jun 23, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Fake news is a problem everywhere, including in the island nation of the Philippines.

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