The Catholic Loop – Today’s news headlines for the busy Catholic | January 13, 2015
- Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday to “meet, encourage and pray with the Catholic people of this island” he named the “pearl of the Indian Ocean”, spending the afternoon with Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and other Christian leaders.
- If millions can march against terrorism in France, Nigerian Archishop said his country could also march against the Islamic attacks championed by Boko Haram militants that have claimed thousands of lives to date.
- Jihadists in Libya have abducted 21 Christians from Egypt and are “still being detained” by their captors.
- An American man who was in a “vegetative state” for 12 years said he was “aware of everything”.