Archive of August 10, 2015

Priest urges prayer for victims, perpetrators of latest Islamic State abduction in Syria

Aug 10, 2015 - 05:10 pm .- A priest in Syria has called for prayer after militants of the Islamic State kidnapped dozens of both Christians and Muslims near Homs last week.

What do Pope Francis and Abraham Lincoln have in common?

Aug 10, 2015 - 04:58 pm .- Although Pope Francis will be new to the United States, visiting the country this autumn for the first time during his papacy, he will be well-seasoned in American history.

Archbishop Chaput: Other moral issues not equivalent to abortion

Aug 10, 2015 - 04:28 pm .- Of the many struggles plaguing modern society, none can be equated with the blatant taking of innocent human lives, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said regarding the latest investigative videos of Planned Parenthood.

In ecumenical move, Pope Francis establishes World Day of Prayer for Creation

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:37 am .- Pope Francis has instituted a new day of prayer and celebration for the Church entitled the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation,” to be celebrated on September 1 each year.

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