Vatican City, Dec 31, 2016 / 10:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a prayer service for the close of 2016, Pope Francis said the arrival of a new year should serve as an opportunity to toss out attitudes of selfishness and exclusion, focusing instead on how to imitate God’s closeness to each person through his incarnation.
“We cannot allow ourselves to be naïve. We know that we are tempted in various ways to adopt the logic of privilege that separates, excludes and closes us off, while separating, excluding and closing off the dreams and lives of so many of our
By Jeremy Ham
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Here are some possible resolutions for you to consider as you begin the New Year.
Did you know that we have “planned giving” opportunities? These options make partnering with AiG in spreading the creation/gospel message easier than ever.
Vatican Radio will end more than 80 years of independent existence on December 31, 2016, being absorbed into the new Secretariat for Communications.
Whatever concerns we may have about how Pope Francis is handling access to the Eucharist by those in invalid marriages, there is a common theme in nearly everything he says and does. I refer to the Pope’s emphasis on the Church as a field hospital in which the chief method of healing is the Sacrament of Penance. Again and again, in statement after statement, Pope Francis has stressed the importance of the confessional as the proper locus for spiritual discernment and spiritual growth.
New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be one of six religious figures delivering invocations and readings during the inauguration ceremony for President Donald Trump.
By Worthy News Staff
(Worthy News) – The United States is unleashing a string of sanctions and other punitive measures against Russia amid allegations that it engaged in cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential campaign, and Moscow is responding with a threat to expel dozens of Americans.
The diplomatic showdown, which has been building for weeks, puts pressure on President-elect Donald Trump not to let Moscow off the hook after he takes office.
Russia’s government threatened retaliation and continued to deny U.S. accusations that it hacked and stole emails to try to help Trump win. Trump said the U.S. should move on, but in
By Steve Ham
Sometimes it’s not until you’re asked to give a yearly review of ministry activities that you actually stop to take note of the amazing things God has done.
Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe of Yei, South Sudan, has denounced the “deafening silence of the media” and the “indifferent gaze of the international community” in the face of continuing slaughter in the young African country.
The Catholic Benefits Association and the Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota have joined in a lawsuit against the federal government, challenging regulations that could be used to force health-care providers to perform sex-reassignment surgery.