Archive of May 27, 2015

Documentary follows JPII's footprints across the Western Hemisphere

May 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm .- During his time as Pope, Saint John Paul II visited the American continent 22 times, traveling everywhere from Boston to Bolivia in an effort to unite the Western Hemisphere in faith.  

Is 'Charlie Charlie' a harmless game? Exorcist says absolutely not

May 27, 2015 - 04:14 pm .- A game that purports to invoke a Mexican demon – known as “Charlie, Charlie” and considered to be a simplified version of the Ouija board – has gone viral on social media among young people, prompting one exorcist to warn of its dangers. 

'Mother of Mercy' beatification in Kenya draws tens of thousands

May 27, 2015 - 04:02 pm .- Massive crowds attended Saturday's beatification of early twentieth-century Italian missionary, Sister Irene Stefani, who was known as “mother of mercy” to the Kenyan people she cared for.

Love requires work – not just attraction or feelings, Pope tells couples

May 27, 2015 - 12:04 pm .- In his weekly general audience, Pope Francis said the process of engagement is essential for any couple on their way to marriage since it not only allows love to mature, but helps future spouses deepen in knowledge of one another.

Bishop Conley asks for prayers as Nebraska legislators vote on death penalty (Updated)

May 27, 2015 - 09:55 am .- As the Nebraska Legislature considers overriding the state governor's veto of a bill that would repeal the death penalty, the Bishop of Lincoln has requested a prayerful response to the situation.

Not a burden, but a grace: The indissolubility of marriage

May 27, 2015 - 06:03 am .- The sacrament of marriage, characterized as it is by indissolubility, is good news for the people of today, according to a Spanish priest who specializes in family and marriage issues.

DC Cardinal: Christ didn't change his words, and neither should the Church

May 27, 2015 - 02:08 am .- It is not discrimination for a Catholic to publicly profess his faith, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington insisted Sunday in a pastoral letter on “Being Catholic Today.”

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