Archive of August 31, 2017

Chicago archdiocese to receive relic of Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Aug 31, 2017 - 05:20 pm .- On Sept. 5, Saint Mark's Parish in the Archdiocese of Chicago will receive a first class relic of Saint Teresa of Calcutta for public veneration, which will then be permanently kept in the church.

As State Department reorganizes, what will be the fate of religious freedom office?

Aug 31, 2017 - 05:03 pm .- Although the State Department plans to cut or consolidate certain senior positions as part of an ongoing reorganization, the international religious freedom office will reportedly be expanded.

This health center for the uninsured used to be an abortion clinic

Aug 31, 2017 - 04:31 pm .- Prayer. Sacrifice. Friendship. Charity. Could one Virginia community’s work to put basic Gospel tenets into action be a model for the future of the pro-life movement?

Kansas City Royals' GM says he warns his team about porn

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:08 pm .- As part of a new program to educate baseball players on the dangers of substance abuse, the general manager for the Kansas City Royals added pornography to the list of potential harms for his team.

Pope Francis sends condolences to victims of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 31, 2017 - 08:45 am .- On Thursday, Pope Francis voiced his sympathy to those suffering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, offering prayers for the victims and rescue workers.

How visiting prisoners can change your life (and theirs)

Aug 31, 2017 - 06:15 am .- Sometimes people surprise us for the better.

Sci-fi, fantasy – and faith? A look inside the 'Christian ComiCon'

Aug 31, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Inside a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the middle of Washington, D.C., self-described “geeks” decorated the meeting hall to look like the “Lantern Waste” of C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia.

In Denver, new women's shelter cares for hidden side of homelessness

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Cindy Brown spent 12 years in the U.S. Army. Approaching late middle age, she found herself in a crisis.