Archive of July 15, 2012

Slavery is 'alive and well' in India, pastor says

Jul 15, 2012 - 05:11 pm .- Even in contemporary culture, India's Dalits or “untouchables” face oppression and persecution akin to slavery, an American pastor involved in humanitarian work said.

A long, hard road ahead, people of Joplin know they are not alone

Jul 15, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- As tough as they are, the people of Joplin learned two lessons.

Pope praises saints who showed the 'centrality of Christ'

Jul 15, 2012 - 11:41 am .- Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday praised the intellectual legacy of the 13th century Franciscan St. Bonaventure who popularized St. Paul’s belief in the “centrality of Christ” in human history.

Nursing patron St. Camillus de Lellis celebrated this week

Jul 15, 2012 - 07:17 am .- On July 18 the U.S. Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of Saint Camillus de Lellis, who turned from his life as a soldier and gambler to become the founder of an order dedicated to caring for the sick. In some other countries, he is celebrated on the anniversary of his death, July 14.