Archive of July 14, 2012

Franciscans in Syria call for dialogue not weapons

Jul 14, 2012 - 05:28 pm .- The Franciscans in Syria are calling upon foreign powers to stop sending arms to the country after reports that over 200 civilians have been massacred in the village of Tremseh, potentially the bloodiest single incident of the Syrian conflict so far.

CRS helps rural Filipinos made homeless by storm 6 months ago

Jul 14, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- Catholic Relief Services needs help funding temporary shelters for 1,500 Filipino families who lost their homes in Tropical Storm Washi, which struck Mindanao last Dec. 16-17, CRS’ Philippines country representative Joe Curry told Catholic San Francisco.

Mother's book shows faith's reaction to grief

Jul 14, 2012 - 07:04 am .- Author Dawn Marie Roeder’s two-year-old son died under tragic circumstances, but she credits her Catholic faith for helping her survive, grieve and forgive.