Archive of May 12, 2018

Runaway slave-turned-priest moves closer to beatification

May 12, 2018 - 03:23 pm .- The first African American priest in the U.S. could become the country’s first African American saint as his cause took another step forward this week.

In Iran, Christian converts face 10 year prison sentences

May 12, 2018 - 06:02 am .- In Iran, conversion to Christianity can be a crime meriting a sentence of more than 10 years imprisonment.

Pope to meet Chilean bishops, discuss 'devastating' impact of abuse crisis

May 12, 2018 - 05:42 am .- From May 15-17 Pope Francis will meet with 33 Chilean bishops to share his personal take on the country's massive clerical abuse crisis and help the local Church to find a way forward implementing processes of healing and prevention.