Archive of January 12, 2018

Catholics lament Trump's 'regrettable' comments on migrants

Jan 12, 2018 - 05:07 pm .- Fr. Martins Emeh is a Nigerian who has been living in the United States for the past 20 years.

Bill to aid victims of child pornography passes US Senate committee

Jan 12, 2018 - 04:38 pm .- The damaging effects of child pornography are undoubtedly incalculable, but a bipartisan bill has been introduced to bring its victims financial restitution and means for emotional healing.

Churches attacked in Chile ahead of Pope's visit

Jan 12, 2018 - 02:42 pm .- Just days before Pope Francis' visit to Chile, three Catholic churches in the capital of Santiago were attacked by unknown assailants.  

Analysis: Why will Pope Francis visit the Ukrainian parish in Rome?

Jan 12, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- On Jan. 28, Pope Francis will visit the Basilica of Saint Sophia, the Greek Catholic Ukrainian parish in Rome. While there, he will pray in front of the tomb of Bishop Stefan Czmil, who served as a missionary to Argentina, and was a childhood mentor to the young Jorge Bergoglio.

Father Matthew Lamb, influential American theologian, dies at 80

Jan 12, 2018 - 11:43 am .- Father Matthew Lamb, the Cardinal Maida Chair of Theology at Ave Maria University, died early Friday morning, the university announced. A fitting conclusion to a life dedicated to education and a teaching career of 45 years, Lamb died in the company of two graduate students, who were keeping a prayer vigil at his bedside.  

'Made for Love' a new podcast focusing on marriage, family

Jan 12, 2018 - 03:04 am .- Made for Love is a new podcast that aims to convey the truth about marriage and families by helping Catholics tell stories of God's work in their lives.