Thousands swarm Harvard campus for prayer, protest

Cambridge, Mass., May 13, 2014 / 06:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid the last-minute cancellation of a planned satanic black mass re-enactment, some 2,000 people gathered on Harvard's campus to take part in a May 12 Eucharistic procession and adoration. “This is essentially the best response we could have asked for as a diocese,” Harvard student and Catholic Students Association president Todd E. Jones told school newspaper The Harvard Crimson. The publication said Catholics … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Calls for late-term abortion ban mark Gosnell anniversary

Washington D.C., May 13, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Tuesday's anniversary of the murder convictions of Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell brought renewed calls for a federal ban on late-term abortions. Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) said May 13 that she continues to “grieve for the victims and their families who have been hurt by Kermit Gosnell.” “Gosnell’s horrific crimes stand as a stark reminder that there is no such thing as a safe … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Central African bishop recounts Holy Week kidnapping

Bossangoa, Central African Republic, May 13, 2014 / 04:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Central African bishop who was abducted on Holy Wednesday by Seleka rebels, and on his way to be executed, has called the incident “a great misfortune.” Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia of Bossangoa was in a car with three priests of his diocese on their way to Immaculate Conception parish in Batangafo on April 16. “Around 5 p.m. we were intercepted by Seleka rebels under the … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Imitate Mother Angelica’s faithfulness, EWTN head tells graduates

Steubenville, Ohio, May 13, 2014 / 01:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- EWTN head Michael Warsaw praised the life of Mother Angelica as an inspiring model of Christian faith, exhorting the 2014 graduating class of the Franciscan University of Steubenville to trust in God’s providence. “Though Mother Angelica endured great struggles and difficulties in founding EWTN, she bore all out of love for God,” Warsaw said at the university’s May 10 commencement. “To this day, her … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Canadian pro-life march shows growing movement

Quebec City, Canada, May 13, 2014 / 11:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Several thousand pro-life advocates rallied in Canada’s national capital May 8, seeking an end to abortion and giving witness to the growth of the pro-life movement across the country. “The March for Life was, once again, a huge success,” Matt Wojciechowski, a spokesman for the Campaign Life Coalition, told CNA. “We had thousands upon thousands of Canadians rallying for life and then marching through … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Pope warns against closed-mindedness of ‘intellectual aristocracy’

Vatican City, May 13, 2014 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily Mass Pope Francis cautioned against those who seek to understand the faith only with the intellect, explaining this attitude closes one to the Holy Spirit and prevents him from acting in our lives. “You do not believe because you are not part of my sheep! You do not believe because you are not of the people of Israel. You have left the people. You are in intellectual aristocracy,” the Pope stated in his May 13 … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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

Pope’s trip to Holy Land a historic milestone, ambassador says

Vatican City, May 13, 2014 / 05:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a press briefing on Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to the Holy Land, the Israeli Ambassador to the Holy See explained that the visit marks an important historical moment both spiritually and politically. “It will be another milestone of historical importance not only in the relations between Israel and the Holy See, but also between the Catholic Church and the Jewish people,” Dr. Zion Evrony observed in his May 13 … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

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


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X