Archive of August 29, 2017

Archbishop Gomez prods President Trump to change DACA position

Aug 29, 2017 - 04:29 pm .- President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them legal protection, not deportation, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has said.

EWTN launches studio at Walsingham shrine in England

Aug 29, 2017 - 02:24 pm .- On Tuesday EWTN opened its first studio and office in the U.K. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, emphasizing its role in supporting the Church's evangelization in the region.

Religious freedom advocate: Female genital mutilation is unjustifiable

Aug 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm .- While lawyers defending the practice of female genital mutilation claim that it is protected by religious freedom rights, one leading religious liberty advocate insists that it must be condemned as a human rights violation.

Oldest Latin commentary on the Gospels rediscovered, translated

Aug 29, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Missing for more than 1,500 years, the earliest known Latin commentary on the Gospels has been rediscovered at the Cologne Cathedral Library and was published in English this week.

California's first Catholic school sparks controversy by removing statues

Aug 29, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to be more inclusive of other faiths.

For historic Philadelphia seminary, enrollment hits a new peak

Aug 29, 2017 - 12:04 am .- The number of seminarians at Philadelphia's St. Charles Borromeo Seminary is on the rise, and rector Bishop Timothy Senior says Pope Francis' visit has been a positive influence on the seminarians.