Archive of February 27, 2018

Eucharistic miracle? Hosts found intact in church destroyed by earthquake

Feb 27, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Almost a year and a half after an August 2016 earthquake in the central area of the Italy, a tabernacle with 40 intact and consecrated hosts was found amid the rubble in Our Lady of the Assumption church in the town of Arquata.

Forty arrested at Catholic-led DACA Protest

Feb 27, 2018 - 04:20 pm .- A group of about 100 people--including Franciscan friars, religious sisters, and laity--gathered in the rotunda of the Russell Senate Building in Washington on Tuesday, and were led away in flex cuffs in a planned act of civil disobedience.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre to re-open after taxing dispute

Feb 27, 2018 - 04:16 pm .- Christian leaders are re-opening the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the city backtracked on proposals seen as targeting Christianity in the region.

Are you intimidated by confession? Don't be, Pope Francis says

Feb 27, 2018 - 03:22 pm .- During the penitential season of Lent, Pope Francis pointed to confession as the means to true conversion, saying the faithful should approach the sacrament with trust and confidence.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa to host weekly Bible study show on EWTN

Feb 27, 2018 - 02:59 pm .- Next month, EWTN Global Catholic Network will premiere the television series “Scripture and Tradition,” a new weekly Bible study hosted by Scripture scholar Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ.

UK bishop: Have we allowed youth to become bored with the Mass?

Feb 27, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- In a recent pastoral letter, a British bishop has encouraged Catholics to make the “awesome reality” of the Eucharist a central focus of their life and prayer during Lent.

These 17th century monks did a beer fast for Lent

Feb 27, 2018 - 02:25 am .- With the Lenten season fully in swing, Catholics are immersing themselves in 40 days of abstaining from sweets, technology, alcohol and other luxuries.

CNN's 2016 Hero of the Year fights euthanasia of children in Colombia

Feb 27, 2018 - 12:44 am .- In 2016, Jeison Aristizabal was named CNN’s Hero of the Year for overcoming the challenges posed by cerebral palsy and working to help children with disabilities in Colombia.