Archive of August 23, 2017

Catholic leaders decry brutal police killings in Philippines

Aug 23, 2017 - 05:01 pm .- As police and vigilante killings continue under President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs, Catholic leaders in the Philippines have decried the bloodshed, begging the nation to stop support of the escalating violence.

Parolin, Kirill: we have reached a 'new stage' in Church relations

Aug 23, 2017 - 12:50 pm .- After a joint meeting during Cardinal Pietro Parolin's visit to Russia this week, both he and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said the trip marks “a new stage” in relations between their Churches.

US bishops create Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism

Aug 23, 2017 - 09:54 am .- In the wake of the recent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, the U.S. bishops have announced that they are establishing a new Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism.

Could the canonization of Bl. Pier Giorgio happen next year?

Aug 23, 2017 - 09:01 am .- Ahead of the 2018 synod on youth in Rome, a group of Catholic young people are asking for testimonies and signatures in support of the canonization of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.

Iraqi Christians still need America's help, former congressman says

Aug 23, 2017 - 06:04 am .- A recent trip to Iraq drove home the perilous state of Christians and Yazidis there, a former US Congressman from Virginia has recounted in a new report.

For Christians, life always has meaning – even when it's hard, Pope says

Aug 23, 2017 - 04:00 am .- On Wednesday, Pope Francis said going through life downcast as if it has no meaning is not the attitude of a Christian, who has the assurance that even when things look grim, there is always new hope found in Christ.

A brief history of the Catholic Church's fight against racism

Aug 23, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Catholic bishops from around the country recently condemned the white nationalism at rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

Aug 23, 2017 - 12:01 am .- After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee expressed his disappointment.

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