Archive of January 27, 2019

Detaining migrant children 'immoral and inhumane,' says Catholic group joining lawsuit

Jan 27, 2019 - 04:14 pm .- More than 10,000 migrant children still detained by the U.S. government are wrongly being used to lure undocumented family members into a situation where they can be detained, says a Catholic immigrant advocacy group that has joined a federal class action lawsuit seeking their release.

Prayer gives vitality to all we do, Francis tells WYD volunteers

Jan 27, 2019 - 03:20 pm .- Pope Francis met with World Youth Day volunteers Sunday, thanking them for their service and reminding them of the importance of preceding their endeavors with prayer.

Who is your neighbor? Someone who 'inconveniences' you, Francis says

Jan 27, 2019 - 09:56 am .- On the final day of World Youth Day in Panama, Pope Francis met with the guests of a home for people with AIDS, reflecting on a question Jesus was asked in the Gospels: “Who is my neighbor?”

Pope Francis: Young people are the 'now' of God

Jan 27, 2019 - 07:49 am .- Serving God and his mission is not a passing thing, but can and should be pursued in the present, with one’s entire life, Pope Francis said Sunday at the closing Mass for World Youth Day in Panama City.

Twenty killed in explosions during Mass in Philippines cathedral

Jan 27, 2019 - 05:51 am .- At least 20 people were killed and 111 wounded after two bombs exploded minutes apart during Sunday Mass in a Catholic cathedral on the southern Philippine island of Jolo.