Archive of September 7, 2015

Families take in refugees as Pope calls on Europe's churches to open their doors

Sep 7, 2015 - 03:25 pm .- With many European families already opening their homes to refugees, the current head of the Jesuit's refugee agency says Pope Francis' appeal for parishes to open their doors offers a practical way of combating what is otherwise an overwhelming crisis.

Vatican reform of annulment process will be presented tomorrow

Sep 7, 2015 - 01:01 pm .- The Holy See press office has announced that two motu proprio will be released on Tuesday, both of which concern the reform of the process for the declaration of the nullity of marriage.

What does the Church really say about divorce? It might not be what you think

Sep 7, 2015 - 12:02 pm .- “I have a friend who has been divorced for 30 years. Her husband just left her one day, and she hasn't received communion in all this time,” author David Dziena recalled.

Pope Francis urges Armenian Catholics to remember their martyrs

Sep 7, 2015 - 11:34 am .- Concelebrating Mass with the Armenian Patriarch of Cilicia on Monday, Pope Francis recalled how persecution has been constant in the Church, from the time of Christ's Passion until now.

Labor Day the Catholic way: help young workers and struggling families

Sep 7, 2015 - 03:02 am .- The need for decent work at a living wage – one which can support a family – was a key theme of the U.S. bishops’ 2015 Labor Day message, which sought to restore work to its “honored place” in God’s service.

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