Archive of August 19, 2015

Elderly woman brutally attacked in Church responds with forgiveness

Aug 19, 2015 - 05:20 pm .- Police have arrested one suspect in the assault and robbery of a 76-year-old woman at Omaha's Catholic cathedral – and the woman is asking prayers for her attackers.

Is Planned Parenthood 'aborting' babies after birth?

Aug 19, 2015 - 02:36 pm .- A new video in an investigative series on Planned Parenthood shows a former technician saying that she had once been traumatized by the experience of gathering tissue from an aborted baby whose heart was still beating.

When it comes to work, don't feed off the backs of others, Pope says

Aug 19, 2015 - 11:25 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that work is something sacred, and called out those who abuse it by either contributing to the unemployment crisis, or refusing to work in order to feed off the system.

Pope Francis assures his prayers, solidarity after deadly Bangkok attacks

Aug 19, 2015 - 07:37 am .- After two bombings this week in the Thai capital of Bangkok left several dead, injured and fearful of other attacks, Pope Francis offered his condolences and prayers to the victims and their families.

This cardinal sees no reason to expect the Family Synod to be outside Church teaching

Aug 19, 2015 - 06:03 am .- Only two months away from the beginning of the 2015 Synod on the Family, Cardinal Raúl Vela Chiriboga has said there is no room “to expect 'extraordinary things' from the synod, outside of the doctrine of the faith.”

Incest, suicide, and murder: What we can expect from Tolkien’s dark new story

Aug 19, 2015 - 03:04 am .- A previously unpublished short story by J.R.R. Tolkien will release in the U.K. next week, and it promises to give a fascinating look into one of the literary giant’s first experimentations with fantasy writing.

EWTN forms new publishing group with Sophia Institute Press

Aug 19, 2015 - 12:02 am .- Although EWTN Global Catholic Network already reaches over 250 million television households in 140 countries worldwide, they have decided to further expand their outreach down another avenue: book publishing.