Archive of June 2, 2015

'Is anyone surprised?' A Vatican response to the FIFA soccer scandal

Jun 2, 2015 - 04:40 pm .- Amid the new soccer corruption scandal that has rocked the sports world, a Vatican official has called for different sectors of society to unite in encouraging sports that contribute authentically to bettering humanity.

For upcoming Sarajevo visit, Pope Francis makes peace his mission statement

Jun 2, 2015 - 04:39 pm .- Pope Francis sent his greetings to the people of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in a video message that emphasized the motto of his upcoming visit: “Peace be with you.”

Financial transparency serves the Church's mission, says Vatican official

Jun 2, 2015 - 06:01 am .- In an exclusive interview with CNA, the director of the Vatican's financial watchdog stressed that the Holy See has pursued the goal of adopting international standards for financial transparency in accord with the Church's mission, and not to merely seek adherence to international standards.

A history of little miracles – behind Pope Francis' devotion to St. Therese

Jun 2, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Pope Francis on several occasions has spoken of his strong devotion to the Little Flower saint as well as his habit of asking her for favors: favors, his former press secretary says, which have often come in the form little miracles.

How a baker in Northern Ireland is standing up for faith in the workplace

Jun 2, 2015 - 12:04 am .- After a legal ruling deemed a bakery in Northern Ireland to have discriminated against a gay customer, the bakery’s owners have decided to appeal the decision, hoping to promote the place of faith in the public square.

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