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Updated: April 23rd, 2015
Pope offers prayers for quake victims, solidarity for relief workers
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis offered his prayers to all those affected by a deadly earthquake in Nepal and encouraged rescue and emergency workers in their efforts. More than 3,600 people were known to have been killed and more than 6,500 others injured after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake hit a ...
Catholic News Service
Monday, 27 April 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. Catholic Church spent a total of $150.7 million on child protection efforts and to address allegations of clergy sexual abuse of minors in dioceses and religious orders between July 2013 and June 2014. The total includes...
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Monday, 27 April 2015
TOLEDO—Helping Hands of St. Louis announced a partnership with the Oregon Meijer store to provide hunger relief to local families through Meijer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program called Simply Give. When customers purchase $10 Simpl...
CAROL GLATZ and CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Sunday, 26 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September before his trip to the United States. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, told reporters April 22 that the pope has "received and accepted the invitation from the civil ...
Catholic News Service
Saturday, 25 April 2015
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) -- Ethiopia's Catholic bishops condemned "in unambiguous terms" the execution of 30 Ethiopian Christian migrants in Libya. "These Ethiopian martyrs who were butchered on the coast and desert of Libya were not politicians,...
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Thursday, 23 April 2015
SYLVANIA—Imam Yahya Hendi, an internationally renowned speaker and author, is to give the keynote address at the 14th Annual MultiFaith Banquet, “Family of Faiths,” April 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. at ...
Catholic News Service
Thursday, 23 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Marking the celebration of Earth Day, Pope Francis asked that everyone recognize the earth as God's gift to protect and cultivate, sharing the world's natural resources. May the...
ELLIOT WILLIAMS Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- With the participation of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences is hosting a summit, "Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity," at the Vatican April ...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The poor, migrants in search of a better life and the unemployed want what all human beings want: life, dignity and a chance to earn a decent living, Pope Francis said in several...
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Monday, 20 April 2015
SYLVANIA—The Diocese of Toledo and Lourdes University are partnering to provide scholarships for educators employed at a Toledo diocesan school who pursue a Lourdes University Master of Education in...