Friday, October 7, 2016
Pope Francis and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury together charged 19 pairs of Catholic and Anglican bishops to return to their home countries and work together to promote joint prayer, joint proclamation of the Gospel and, especially, joint works of charity and justice.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
A shocking video lays bare the severe food crisis confronting Venezuela. Food shortages in the South American country has meant people have resorted to desperate attempts to source their next meal.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
A black man who was believed to be suffering from a seizure has been shot dead by police in the US – sparking a fresh wave of protests.
Deputies found graffiti in Hillsborough County at two different locations. One wall was hit along Gornto Lake Road in Brandon, with the phrase "kill white people" spray painted. Other tags read "black lives matter" and "BLM."
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
A cadre of Baptist scholars has been writing about emerging catholicity, the holy desire for unity among all ecclesial communions. Taking tradition more seriously as a source for theological construction, these Baptists urge usage of the ancient creeds of the apostolic heritage of the whole church to supplement their reading of Scripture. A leading theologian in the movement, Steven Harmon, contends, “Baptists have their own distinctive ecclesial gifts to offer the church catholic, without which even the churches currently in communion with the bishop of Rome are something less than fully catholic themselves.”
Starting Nov. 1, the training will educate sailors about the Navy’s new transgender policy that allows transgenders to serve in the military, Military.com reported.
Pope Francis has said that evangelizing is not to knock on doors declaring that 'Christ is risen' but instead to live out the faith through actions and to talk "with meekness, with love, with no desire to win an argument".
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Pope Francis has encouraged Europeans to welcome refugees, calling authentic hospitality "our greatest security against hateful acts of terrorism."
Monday, September 19, 2016
The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants from countries of concern to national security or with high rates of immigration fraud who had pending deportation orders, according to an internal Homeland Security audit released Monday.