Archive of August 26, 2017

Brazilian priest found stabbed to death in his home

Aug 26, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- A priest in the northeastern Brazilian state of Paraiba was found dead in his rectory Thursday morning, with signs of having been stabbed, according to police.

Cardinal DiNardo: Pray for everyone enduring Hurricane Harvey

Aug 26, 2017 - 12:07 pm .- The arrival of Hurricane Harvey in Texas is a time for prayer, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston has said.

Our Lady of Czestochowa is the tender queen of Poland, Pope says

Aug 26, 2017 - 06:42 am .- As the highly revered image of Our Lady of Czestochowa prepares to get a new crown, Pope Francis sent a message to Poland, saying Mary in many ways is at the heart of Polish society as their tender queen and mother.

European basilicas amp up security after recent terror attacks

Aug 26, 2017 - 04:17 am .- From Spain's revered Sagrada Familia basilica to Germany and even the Vatican, churches across Europe are taking measures to increase security following several acts of terrorism in recent weeks.