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August 20, 2014

Many Philippine bishops back amendment against pork-barrel spending

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
At least 73 bishops in the Philippines have lent their support to a petition calling for a constitutional amendment against pork-barrel spending, according to a UCA News report. "...

Catholic radio station, shut down by South Sudan's government, offers apology

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
Bakhita Radio, a Catholic radio network in South Sudan that was recently shut down by the government, has apologized for inaccurate reporting. After rebels attacked government...

Ukraine: pro-Russian separatists occupy monastery

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk, Ukraine's 5th-largest city, have seized the monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, according to a report...

Daily Homily: I Will Put My Spirit Within You

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 2 days ago
-- Ezekiel 36:23-28 Psalm 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19 Matthew 22:1-14 Ezekiel promises that God will gather his scattered sheep under one shepherd and will establish with them a new...

Bishop reflects on youth unemployment in Labor Day message

EWTN - US Latest News - 4 months 2 days ago
Washington D.C., Aug 20, 2014 / 03:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Calling for work that honors the dignity of the human person, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenksi of Miami echoed the words of...

Priest comforts Foley family after ‘killing of journalist’

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 days ago
Islamic State have released a gruesome video appearing to show American photo journalist James Wright Foley being beheaded by a masked militant. Foley went missing in Syria in...

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 2 days ago
“Let us not imagine that we obscure the glory of the Son by the great praise we lavish on the Mother; for the more she is honored, the greater is the glory of her Son. There can...

Some Iraqi refugees �at great risk' of death

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
Many Christian and Yazidi refugees in northern Iraq remain at risk of death from starvation, thirst, and exposure to the elements, the Assyrian International News Agency ...

St Louis Archbishop Responds to Ferguson Protests

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 2 days ago
The archbishop of St. Louis, Robert Carlson, released a letter Monday in response to the unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. The city has been the site of violent protests...

Central African prelate urges government to act following massacre

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
Following a massacre committed by Islamist fighters in the Central African Republic, the nation's leading prelate urged the government to take quick action. Speaking for "those...

Franciscan friars in Pakistan celebrate 75 years of mission

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 2 days ago
Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the...

Franciscan friars in Pakistan celebrate 75 years of mission

EWTN - World Catholic News - 4 months 2 days ago
Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 03:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the...

Elderly Iraqi Christians defy Islamic State terrorists

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 days ago
A group of 11 sick, disabled and elderly Iraqi Christians — including an 80-year-old woman with breast cancer — defied terrorists who ordered them to convert to Islam or be...

Heather King is Such a Refreshing Voice

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 2 days ago
Here she is on avoiding the Catholic left and right.  Huzzah!

St Louis archbishop urges prayers for peace in Ferguson

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 days ago
Residents of the US town of Ferguson “are struggling to find peace in the chaos” that has followed the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer, Archbishop Robert J...

Karl Keating on the Latest Insanity Emerging from the Greatest Catholics of All Time

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 2 days ago
He writes: “THAT WAY MADNESS LIES” — King Lear In the current issue of “The Remnant” there is another article that never should have seen print. It is an article that will lead...

Further action needed in Iraq, USCCB president tells President Obama

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 2 days ago
Citing remarks made by Pope Francis, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has called upon President Barack Obama to do more to protect the persecuted...

NPR does an interesting piece on our militarized cops

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 2 days ago
here. The problem, of course, is not primarily with the cops but with the policymakers who give the orders and are assiduously working to transform the police from peacekeepers in...

Encountering the Word — Ephesians 4:4-7

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 2 days ago
“There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of us all, who is above...

A Chance to Do a Work of Mercy for Syria

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 2 days ago
My name is Sr Paschalina Marie. I am a member of the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Church in Spokane, WA. Deacon David Kruse, a transitional deacon of our diocese, and special...

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