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Youth with special needs rock runway in NYC church
Dec 12, 2017 - 05:00 pm
  • Last Friday night, more than 200 people gathered for a Times Square fashion show in New York City.  It wasn't in a fashion house or theater. Instead, the models walked in a unique venue: a Church. The special venue was only fitting: the models have special needs, and ...
Companies admit illegal fetal tissue sales, end California operations. Is Planned Parenthood next?
Dec 12, 2017 - 04:10 pm
  • The trade in fetal tissue from aborted babies proved costly for two bioscience companies who will admit fault, cease California operations and meet the terms of a legal settlement close to $7.8 million in value for violating state and federal laws against the purchase or sale of fetal ...
Thousands gather in LA to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe
Dec 12, 2017 - 03:23 pm
  • In honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, thousands of Catholics attended midnight Mass at the Los Angeles cathedral following festivities drawn from Mexican culture.
These Dominican brothers are releasing a folk album
Dec 12, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Folk music is known for its foot-tapping, hand-clapping, barn-raising style – but now, a group of Dominican brothers is giving the genre a theological twist.
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Pope urges defence and promotion of Latin American and the Caribbean richness, diversity
  • by Robin Gomes The mother of God is a figure of the Church from whom we want to learn ‎to be a Church that embraces all the richness and cultural diversity of the people of Latin America and the Caribbean, where no one  feels ashamed or small. Pope Francis’ ...
Laudato Si' Challenge inspires solutions to environmental problems
  • (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, Laudato Si’, published in 2015, was hailed as a heartfelt appeal for the future of planet earth, or, as the pope puts it, a call to all people to take “care of our common home”. Among the many responses to that call is ...
Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil gets Mother Teresa award
  • Fr Tom Uzhunnalil SDB who was released after 18 months of captivity in Yemen received the Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice by Harmony Foundation Mumbai on Sunday.  Fr Tom despite having had the opportunity to leave the country chose to serve the elders of the Missionaries of Charity ...
Peer urges Irish to reject British-style abortion laws
  • (Vatican Radio) The Republic of Ireland will hold a referendum on abortion in 2018. The referendum on the Eighth Amendment, which places the life of the unborn on an equal footing to that of the mother, is expected to be held in May or June of next year. The ...