Happiness and pleasure are not synonyms, Pope Francis reminds Paraguay’s youth

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Meeting Saturday afternoon with representatives of Paraguayan society, Pope Francis addressed young people in particular, telling them they must realize that happiness is a result of working to make a more fraternal world. “Youth is a time of high ideals,” he said July 11 at Leon Condou stadium in Asuncion. “It is important that you, the young, realize that genuine happiness comes from working to make a more … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Korean cardinal praises medics’ courage in face of Mers outbreak

Seoul, South Korea, Jul 11, 2015 / 11:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The recently-elevated cardinal of Seoul has expressed his gratitude to the doctors and nurses of the Catholic Medical Center for their service during the ongoing Mers outbreak in South Korea. “The medical team of CMC (Catholic Medical Center) has played a critical role in bringing an end to the MERS crisis,” Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung said, during a July 18 visit to St. Mary’s Hospital at the Catholic … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Pope visits foundation for AIDS victims verbally attacked by gay rights activist

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 11:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis modified his schedule on Saturday, July 11, deciding to include this afternoon a visit to the Saint Rafael Foundation, which cares for patients with AIDS and cancer, and which was recently verbally attacked by Paraguay's most prominent gay rights activist. Simon Cazal, cofounder of the NGO Somosgay (WeAreGay) and principal lobbyist for the legalization of homosexual unions in Paraguay, said recently that Fr. Aldo … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Vatican postpones criminal trial of ex-nuncio on pedophilia charges

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2015 / 10:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The criminal court of Vatican City State held on Saturday the first hearing in the trial of Jozef Wesolowski, the laicized, former apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic, who is charged with possession of child pornography and for pedophile acts. Vatican City's promoter of justice, Gian Piero Milano, testified July 11 that Wesolowski was not present, as he had been taken to hospital, following an unexpected illness. Wesolowski, … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Pope calls on Paraguay’s women to build the future

Caacupé, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 09:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Saying Mass at the Marian shrine of Caacupé on Saturday, Pope Francis reflected that it is the task of the “women, wives and mothers” of Paraguay to keep alive their nation’s faith and heritage. The Roman Pontiff said July 11 at the shrine that they are the “keepers of the memory, the lifeblood of those who rebuilt the life, faith and dignity of your people.” Centering his homily on the … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Pope Francis tells sick children of Paraguay they are close to Jesus

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 08:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There is one way to annoy Jesus, Pope Francis said on Saturday: Keep the children from coming to him. The Roman Pontiff was speaking July 11 as part a question and answer session with a group of children receiving treatment at the “Niños de Acosta Ñu” pediatric hospital in Ascuncion, the Paraguayan capital. The visit was the first stop on his first full day in the South American nation. “Dear … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Francis lauds strength of Paraguay women amid nation’s bloody history

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 10, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Arriving in Paraguay on Friday, Pope Francis recognized the particular contribution of women in the nation’s warn-torn past.   The Pope said that he would “like to acknowledge with profound admiration the role played by the women of Paraguay in those dramatic historical moments.” “As mothers, wives and widows, they shouldered the heaviest burdens; they found a way to move their families and their … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X