Archive of August 18, 2017

No, Pope Francis did not beatify Roberto Clemente

Aug 18, 2017 - 03:14 pm .- Sports fans in the U.S. and beyond may be disappointed to learn that reports of baseball Hall-of-Famer Roberto Clemente being recently beatified by Pope Francis are nothing more than fake news.

Richmond’s Bishop DiLorenzo passes away at 75

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:16 am .- Bishop Francis Xavier DiLorenzo of Richmond has passed away at the age of 75.  

FOCUS expands to 15 new campuses this year

Aug 18, 2017 - 06:23 am .- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has announced that it will expand to 15 new campuses for the 2017-2018 school year.

In Ontario, legal assisted suicide could kill conscientious objection

Aug 18, 2017 - 02:54 am .- Conscience protections for Catholic hospitals and other organizations could soon come under fire in the Canadian province of Ontario, with one assisted suicide group saying they may challenge this legislation in court.

No end in sight as Uganda receives one million South Sudanese refugees

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:02 am .- The tally of South Sudanese refugees entering Uganda for shelter and safety marked 1 million this week, in what is now the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.