Archive of July 28, 2017

Judge axes order reducing jail time for sterilized inmates

Jul 28, 2017 - 02:54 pm .- Tennessee Judge Sam Benningfield has rescinded his controversial order offering reduced sentences to prisoners who would undergo sterilization procedures.

Updated: Gard family announces that Charlie has died

Jul 28, 2017 - 11:51 am .- A spokesperson for the parents of terminally ill British infant Charlie Gard has reported that their “beautiful little boy” has died.

With constitution re-write looming, Catholics in Venezuela still looking for solution

Jul 28, 2017 - 11:12 am .- Venezuela faces potentially radical changes to its constitution this weekend, after years of economic collapse and shortages.

What the Holy See told the UN about Middle East Christians

Jul 28, 2017 - 06:04 am .- The Middle East needs peace, human rights, and the continued presence of Christians, a Holy See diplomat told the U.N. Security Council Tuesday.

Who are the martyrs Pope Francis will beatify in Colombia?

Jul 28, 2017 - 03:02 am .- During his six-day visit to Colombia in September, Pope Francis will beatify martyrs Bishop Jesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve and Fr. Pedro María Ramírez Ramos, who provide a potent testimony as the country heals from decades of conflict.

A Church on mission – Zambia celebrates 125 years of the Catholic faith

Jul 28, 2017 - 12:08 am .- As Zambia concluded a year of celebration marking 125 years since the Church was established in the country, its bishops have said that while it was once a missionary Church, it is now a Church on mission.   

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