Archive of May 5, 2015

Will Cardinal Tagle be the next president of international Caritas?

May 5, 2015 - 06:02 pm .- Two sources who work in Vatican charities told CNA on Tuesday that Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila will likely be elected next week as head of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of worldwide Catholic charities.

Ahead of National Police Week, DC cardinal honors fallen officers

May 5, 2015 - 05:20 pm .- Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington called on Tuesday for gratitude to be given to the law enforcement officials who are protecting the order of communities nationwide.

Facing uncertain future, Iraqi refugees sacrifice for education

May 5, 2015 - 04:35 pm .- Less than a mile away from the local coffee shops, fancy restaurants, and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, some 60,000 displaced Iraqi Christians are taking refuge, tucked away in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Ankawa.

For Catholics in West Baltimore, the only answer to violence is community

May 5, 2015 - 04:54 am .- After unrest erupted in Baltimore following the death of 25 year-old Freddie Gray, Catholics stepped up to restore their communities and pray for peace and justice in their neighborhoods.

Pope to Lutherans: In Christian unity, don't be afraid of the tough issues

May 5, 2015 - 02:02 am .- Christians in pursuit of unity should not be afraid to broach potential areas of disagreement such as marriage, family, and sexuality, Pope Francis said in a meeting with the head of Sweden's Lutheran church.

Pope Francis: A Bishop of Rome with a heart for Argentina

May 5, 2015 - 12:04 am .- Vicar of Christ to the entire world, yet still a son of his homeland: Pope Francis continues to be attentive to Argentina, as shown by the news that the Vatican may open its fileson the country's military dictatorship, as well as the possible advancement of the cause of beatification of an Argentine entrepreneur.

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