Archive of July 27, 2017

Want to change the world? It starts with joy, Archbishop Chaput says

Jul 27, 2017 - 04:40 pm .- In a world that can sometimes seem disheartening, Christians have a path to the future in lives of joy and love, Archbishop Chaput said Thursday.

Transgender military ban applauded for respecting biology, the common good

Jul 27, 2017 - 04:37 pm .- After President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that persons identifying as transgender could not serve in the U.S. military, theologians and bioethics experts voiced support for the policy change.

Ohio Catholic parish hosts camp to empower refugee women

Jul 27, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- U.S. Together is partnering with a Toledo Catholic parish to create a summer camp for women and children refugees – providing education, opportunities for networking, and information about American culture.

Statement claims radical feminist group bombed Mexico bishops' conference

Jul 27, 2017 - 01:02 pm .- An online statement purporting to be from a radical feminist group has claimed responsibility for the explosive set off at the Mexican Bishops' Conference earlier this week.

Our Lady of Czestochowa to receive a new crown

Jul 27, 2017 - 10:40 am .- Three hundred years ago this September the image of Our Lady of Czestochowa was crowned Queen and Protector of Poland by Clement XI.

Former Senator Sam Brownback tapped for religious freedom ambassador

Jul 27, 2017 - 08:45 am .- Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas (R) on Wednesday was nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next Ambassador at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

Ohio bishops: Replace death penalty with mercy, conversion

Jul 27, 2017 - 06:07 am .- Catholic leaders in Ohio stressed the need to replace the death penalty with mercy and spiritual conversion, following the execution of convicted child murderer Ronald Phillips.

Priest horrified at exorcist film showings in abandoned church

Jul 27, 2017 - 03:02 am .- An Irish priest has decried a film festival's plans to screen two horror films in an abandoned church next month.

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