Archive of September 5, 2017

Bishop Tobin: Ending DACA shatters lives. So does abortion.

Sep 5, 2017 - 07:38 pm .- Many Americans are justifiably outraged at the lives that will be shattered by the cancellation of DACA – but that same sentiment should extend to the unborn lives cut short by abortion, said Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, R.I.

Mother Teresa to be named co-patron of Kolkata archdiocese

Sep 5, 2017 - 05:13 pm .- Marking the first anniversary of Mother Teresa’s canonization, the Archdiocese of Kolkata will hold a Mass Wednesday to declare the saint a co-patroness of the local Church.

Catholic priest in Nigeria kidnapped, murdered

Sep 5, 2017 - 03:32 pm .- A Catholic priest was kidnapped and found murdered in Nigeria, local sources have confirmed.

Bishops decry Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Sep 5, 2017 - 03:23 pm .- Bishops condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to end a program that benefited hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as minors.

From inspiration to adoption: A story of working with Mother Teresa

Sep 5, 2017 - 02:24 pm .- More than 20 years ago, Ann Pollak traveled to Calcutta, hoping to volunteer alongside Mother Teresa. The experience would spark a years-long process that would eventually lead her to adopt a severely handicapped child from one of the care centers run by the Missionaries of Charity.

Knights of Columbus take action to aid Hurricane Harvey victims

Sep 5, 2017 - 01:46 pm .- Local Knights of Columbus councils have taken action after the passage of Hurricane Harvey, rescuing survivors by boat and providing shelter, food and water to others.

God is present, Cardinal DiNardo tells Hurricane Harvey victims

Sep 5, 2017 - 12:30 pm .- Amid the immense devastation left behind in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston assured the people that God is with them in their suffering.

'I was sure that it was Mother Teresa who healed me'

Sep 5, 2017 - 04:04 am .- The Brazilian man who received the miracle allowing for Mother Teresa’s canonization says that he and his wife were ordinary believers who received an extraordinary sign of God’s mercy.

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