Archive of August 18, 2015

Here's how one Catholic congressman is prepping for the Pope's US visit

Aug 18, 2015 - 05:05 pm .- As the nation’s capital works to get ready for Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. this fall, one Catholic congressman is preparing by reading papal encyclicals.

Despite Iran deal proposal, American pastor remains imprisoned

Aug 18, 2015 - 04:58 pm .- Amid Congressional debate over President Barack Obama’s proposed Iran nuclear deal, family and friends of an imprisoned American are pleading for his release to be a part of the agreement.

Pope Francis mourns death of Hungarian Cardinal Laszlo Paskai

Aug 18, 2015 - 07:52 am .- In a letter of condolence Pope Francis has offered his comfort and prayer to the Church of Hungary following the recent death of Cardinal Laszlo Paskai, archbishop emeritus of Budapest.

The role of friendship in helping young people with same-sex attraction

Aug 18, 2015 - 06:21 am .- True friendship is vital in helping young people who are struggling with same-sex attraction but trying to live a chaste lifestyle, said a prominent gay Catholic blogger.

A gruesome accident, a powerful faith – one Catholic couple's story

Aug 18, 2015 - 04:01 am .- It was a cold December day in Nebraska, and Ashley Stevens was riding in a car with four other women.

Greece tour brings Saint Paul's ministry to life for priests

Aug 18, 2015 - 12:02 am .- A two-week trip to Greece will let priests in Rome follow in the steps of St. Paul: all the way from his conversion in Philippi, to his preaching in Corinth and finally his overnight stop in Crete as a prisoner.

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