Archive of July 7, 2018

Australia could boost funding for Catholic schools with new income ranking

Jul 7, 2018 - 04:50 pm .- Catholic schools in Australia could see an increase of up to $74 million a year from independent schools following a new review proposing better use of data to rank families’ socioeconomic status.

Peace cannot be built with walls, Pope Francis says in Bari

Jul 7, 2018 - 05:41 am .- Pope Francis said Saturday that peace in the Middle East will never be achieved through division, violence or the pursuit of private interests, and called for negotiation on issues such as the status of Jerusalem and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Fort Worth diocese removes 'no gun' signs from church property

Jul 7, 2018 - 03:22 am .- The Diocese of Fort Worth is removing signs notifying people that concealed and open carry of firearms are both banned on church property – but the policy against guns has not changed.

In Bari, Pope decries 'murderous' indifference to a weeping Middle East

Jul 7, 2018 - 01:43 am .- Joined by heads of Christian Churches in the Middle East, Pope Francis Saturday condemned the “complicit silence” and indifference of the world to the conflicts tearing the region apart, and urged Christians to pray for peace.