Archive of October 24, 2018

British MPs say porn- like smoking- causes public harm

Oct 24, 2018 - 06:00 pm .- Members of Parliament challenged the UK government to address sexual harassment of women by restricting sexualized media, especially pornography.

New York friar’s new album says life is a pilgrimage made 'poco a poco'

Oct 24, 2018 - 05:06 pm .- Musical inspiration can come from unexpected places - like a Franciscan friar’s struggle to learn Spanish.

Arrest warrant issued for alleged killer of Saint Oscar Romero

Oct 24, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- A court in San Salvador issued an arrest warrant for the man suspected of the March 24, 1980 killing of Saint Oscar Romero, who was canonized this month by Pope Francis.

Cameroon bishop says Africa offers synod an example

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- While European bishops discuss how to bring young people back to the Church at the 2018 Synod of Bishops, one bishop from Cameroon said that he has the opposite problem.

A synod summary from the Polish synod fathers – Oct 24

Oct 24, 2018 - 11:00 am .- The morning session on October 24th began with the organization of the Bishops’ pilgrimage ad Petri Sedem, which will take place tomorrow morning.

How a new study says premarital sex affects marital happiness

Oct 24, 2018 - 10:08 am .- People who have had only one lifetime sexual partner have happier marriages than people with two or more lifetime partners, according to a new report from the Institute for Family Studies.

Pope Francis removes Bishop Holley as head of Memphis diocese

Oct 24, 2018 - 04:31 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday removed Bishop Martin D. Holley from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Memphis and appointed Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville to oversee the diocese until further notice.

Pope Francis: Marriage prep should be more than a few parish meetings

Oct 24, 2018 - 03:57 am .- In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis said that engaged couples require “careful preparation” for the lifelong fidelity that marriage requires.

Why Christians believe in resurrection, not reincarnation

Oct 24, 2018 - 03:01 am .- Every time Christians recite the Apostles’ Creed, they affirm their belief in what will happen to them after death: “'I believe in the resurrection of the body and life everlasting.”

In this cemetery, after dark, students pray for the dead

Oct 24, 2018 - 12:00 am .- An after-dark walk through a cemetery in late October seems like a night pulled straight from a Halloween movie or a scary novel.