Archive of May 25, 2018

Letter to George Clooney: Help stop frivolous 'hate group' charges

May 25, 2018 - 03:59 pm .- The Southern Poverty Law Center is wrongly targeting social conservative organizations as “hate groups,” and George Clooney, a major financial supporter of the law center, should demand better, one commentator said this week.

Papal agency raises funds to help Christians remain in the Middle East

May 25, 2018 - 03:32 pm .- The Catholic Near East Welfare Association in Canada is launching a fundraising campaign to help Christians in the Middle East remain in their homelands.

Catholic priest in DRC quarantined as Ebola outbreak continues

May 25, 2018 - 01:52 pm .- A Catholic priest has contracted the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid a continuing outbreak that began in the nation earlier this month.

Pope makes surprise visit to school named after book-loving child

May 25, 2018 - 11:04 am .- In his most recent “mercy Friday” outing, Pope Francis visited a school recently named after a little girl who passed away, but who left her mark on the institute when a international library was created in her honor.

American seminarians to battle for the title in Rome soccer tournament

May 25, 2018 - 10:29 am .- For the first time in five years, seminarians and student priests from the North American College in Rome will hit the soccer field to battle it out for the winning title in the city’s holiest tournament – the Clericus Cup.

Pope Francis sends poor, needy to major Roman sporting event

May 25, 2018 - 05:54 am .- Next week the poor, homeless, refugees, migrants and needy around Rome will be offered free tickets to the city's Golden Gala, an international sporting event that happens annually in the Eternal City.

After punishing Christian cake baker, Colo. civil rights board revised

May 25, 2018 - 12:08 am .- A new law will revise the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, after the commission gained attention when its decision in a free speech case involving a Christian cake baker was taken to the U.S. Supreme Court.