Archive of January 9, 2018

The story behind an anti-Nazi priest and a Florida miracle

Jan 9, 2018 - 04:57 pm .- More people need to know about the Dutch priest Blessed Titus Brandsma and his heroic death in a Nazi concentration camp, according to a Florida priest who says Brandsma’s intercession led to a miraculous healing from cancer.

Indiana latest state to consider assisted suicide

Jan 9, 2018 - 04:46 pm .- A bill to legalize assisted suicide in Indiana has come under fire by Catholic and pro-life groups shortly after it was introduced in the Indiana Legislature.

Cholera outbreak in Zambia leads to school, church cancellations

Jan 9, 2018 - 01:42 pm .- A cholera outbreak in the southern African country of Zambia centered on the capital Lusaka has led to an indefinite cancellation of some school openings and church services.

Pope says he will bring message of peace and hope to Chile, Peru

Jan 9, 2018 - 11:25 am .- Ahead of his visit to Chile and Peru, Pope Francis has said he wants to bring a message of peace and hope to both countries, which he said have been successful in fighting a “culture of waste” through their care for the poor and needy.

Understanding the fierce devotion behind the Black Nazarene

Jan 9, 2018 - 10:07 am .- For over four centuries, a historical and iconic miraculous statue of Jesus Christ carrying his Cross has become an emblem of passion, struggle and faith for Filipino Catholics.

Vatican releases Pope's liturgical schedule for January, February

Jan 9, 2018 - 06:34 am .- Earlier this week the Vatican published Pope Francis’ liturgical schedule for the months of January and February, including his lineup of celebrations for the start of Lent, which this year begins Feb. 14.

Vatican communications see new growth after rebranding

Jan 9, 2018 - 04:51 am .- After the recent re-branding and consolidation of the Vatican's various media outlets, their social media platforms have now reached a total of more than 4 million followers, who receive their daily papal news with a fresh logo.

March for Life events planned across the US

Jan 9, 2018 - 12:03 am .- Forty-five years after the Supreme Court ruling that mandated legal abortion nationwide, hundreds of thousands are expected to attend rallies supporting the dignity of life, from conception to natural death.