Faith-Worthy Updates From Around The Globe

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'Godmothers for Life' serve vulnerable moms in Uruguay
Mar 18, 2018 - 03:41 am
  • An Uruguayan non-profit organization called “Godmothers for Life” has been serving mothers in crisis pregnancies for more than 17 years, working out of a facility at Saint Jerome Chapel in Montevideo. 
What US Catholics see as Pope Francis' most notable action
Mar 17, 2018 - 04:35 pm
  • What has been Pope Francis’ most notable action so far in his papacy?
Letter reveals Benedict’s praise for Francis booklets came with previously unmentioned caveats
Mar 17, 2018 - 12:36 pm
  • Amid accusations of concealment, the Vatican's communications department has released the entirety of a letter written by Benedict XVI, revealing a previously unpublished paragraph which contains Benedict’s comments about a theologian known for his “anti-papal initiatives.”
Prayer is about being with God, not stress relief, Francis says
Mar 17, 2018 - 07:33 am
  • On Saturday Pope Francis asked Catholics if they try to pray as Jesus did – out of love for God – or if they only pray when they need something from God or want a ‘shot’ of stress relief.
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  • Pope on aborting the disabled: Like the Spartans but with more cruelty and science
  • Pope in Padre Pio’s hometown: The devil gets inside us
  • 10 years after Mosul archbishop was killed, his beatification cause is opened
  • Vatican finds Guam archbishop guilty; removes him from office
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  • Bishop Barron: A case for priestly celibacy
  • Meet the 7 women mentioned during the Eucharistic prayer at Mass
  • A powerful prayer to St. Gabriel the Archangel
  • Holy Week is almost here! Here’s what you need to know
Aleteia Headline
  • Generation Z has twice as many atheists, research group finds
  • Facebook censored a 29,500-year-old figurine. Is Christian Iconography next?
  • Artificial intelligence and the renewed relevance of philosophy
  • How Catholics invented capitalism
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Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017
  • (Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  Listen: Gospel  - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of ...
Pope meets Ecuadoran president
  • Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President ‎Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during ...
Pope urges precise and complete news reporting
  • Pope Francis has urged that "news be communicated with serenity, precision and completeness, using a calm ‎language in favour of a fruitful reflection; thoughtful and clear words, which reject the tempers of ‎allusive, clamorous and ambiguous speech,  Pope Francis told representatives of Italian periodicals on Saturday.  “It is ...
Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia
  • (Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the World Council of Churches on Friday concluded a three day meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies. A recent UNHCR report spoke of responses to the global migration and refugee crisis as marked by “toxic” ...