Thursday, March 4, 2021
Username Password
Home » News (page 470)

Category Archives: News

Catholics pray for 72 massacred migrants

MEXICO CITY (CNS): Catholics in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas offered prayers for the 72 undocumented migrants from Central and South America whose bodies were discovered August 24 in what was possibly the largest mass slaying since the country began cracking down on drug cartels and organised crime.

Read More »

Troops make final Iraq exit

Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni of Baghdad is "screaming" for long-awaited peace for the Iraqi people, with the withdrawal for the last of the United States' combat troops from Iraq. CAROL GLATZ reports for Catholic News Service

Read More »

Cardinal suggests younger communion age

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Children today are maturing so quickly and are exposed to so many different influences that it might be time to consider allowing them to prepare for and receive their first Communion even before their seventh birthdays, the head of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments said.

Read More »

Toronto leader sponsors Iraqi refugee family

TORONTO (CNS): For Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins, the fate of Iraqi Christians trapped in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon is not just another tough case in an unfair world full of too much heartbreak. For him, the situation is personal.

Read More »

Extolling Newman’s brilliance

Cardinal John Henry Newman is to be beatified in England on September 19. PAUL DOBBYN spoke with an expert on Newman, Fr Rod Strange, when he visited Brisbane recently

Read More »

Helping to rebuild Haiti

HAITI (ACN News): "The people are still traumatised; the parishes have been scattered, and over half the churches are destroyed."

Read More »

US leaders decry decision on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (CNS): Saying that marriage between a man and a woman "is the bedrock of any society," Chicago Cardinal Francis George, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, denounced the August 4 decision of a federal judge to overturn a California voter-backed initiative that essentially banned same-sex marriage.

Read More »

Shedding light on God’s mercy

Mercy and forgiveness are at the heart of being Christian, and Missionaries of God's Love Father Ken Barker recognises that the world yearns for both today. PAUL DOBBYN spoke to Fr Barker about his insights

Read More »

Scroll To Top