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  • New Orleans 7th Annual Father-Daughter Mission Trip
    Our 7th annual Father-Daughter mission trip to New Orleans was another great success, filled with special graces for our 28 missionaries. We focused on serving the autistic and Downs Syndrome children at St. Michael’s Special Need School as well as the homeless on the streets and in the shelters. The majority of the group came from DC, NY and Canada.
  • Will Pope Francis meet the Chinese president this week?
    Vatican City, Mar 20, 2019 / 05:13 pm (CNA).- As Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to Rome this week, there has been much speculation as to whether his trip will also include an unofficial visit with Pope Francis. Ahead of the Chinese president’s arrival in Italy March 21, the AP ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20
  • US bishops: Equality Act will hurt more than help
    Washington D.C., Mar 20, 2019 / 02:16 pm (CNA).- In a March 20 letter to members of the U.S. Senate, three bishops warned that while the proposed Equality Act purports to address issues of discrimination, it would actually create new problems and threaten fundamental freedoms. “This proposed legislation does not ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20
  • Colombian diocese has served 1 million meals to Venezuelan migrants
    Cucuta, Colombia, Mar 20, 2019 / 12:11 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Cúcuta in Colombia reported this week that it has provided 1 million meals to Venezuelan migrants affected by the humanitarian crisis in their country. In a statement released March 18, the diocese thanked the volunteers and donors who ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20
  • Victoria parliament considers ending daily Our Father
    Melbourne, Australia, Mar 20, 2019 / 11:00 am (CNA).- The parliament of the Australian state of Victoria is considering a proposal to end the convention of beginnings daily sessions with the Our Father. The prayer has been a fixture of proceedings for more than a century.   The proposal is ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20