Archive of April 1, 2015

An Arcus news service? RNS denies LGBT money influences religion coverage

Apr 1, 2015 - 05:22 pm .- The editor of Religion News Service has denied that a grant from a wealthy LGBT advocacy funder has biased its coverage of traditional religion, which includes a recent controversial story on Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Blood of the martyrs sustains the Church, Pope reflects

Apr 1, 2015 - 01:46 pm .- Pope Francis, in his General Audience address for Holy Week, said that the Christian martyrs of today, by the shedding of their blood, join with Christ in serving the Church through their witness.

Be 'saints of this prison,' Bishop Conley tells inmates at Confirmation

Apr 1, 2015 - 12:28 pm .- On Tuesday of Holy Week, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln offered Mass and confirmed four inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, encouraging those present to embrace God’s mercy and strive for sainthood.

Christians returning to Homs, Syria, even though Islamic State looms

Apr 1, 2015 - 02:01 am .- In the wake of the Syrian regime’s taking full control of the ancient Christian city of Homs almost a year ago, a measure of normality has returned for local residents – including a remnant of the Christian population.

'A travesty of justice': No murder charges over baby cut out of mother's womb

Apr 1, 2015 - 12:17 am .- The archbishop of Denver lamented the law’s failure to protect all human life after it was announced that no murder charge would be filed in connection with a baby who died after being cut out of her mother’s womb.

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