In Damascus, Catholic School Is Bombed

Armenian Catholic School

A sad report out of Syria: A nine-year-old child was killed, and 45 children and five teachers were injured, in a missile attack April 15 on the Armenian Catholic School in Damascus. Acting Armenian Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotian released a statement which was published on his Facebook page.  Ashotian said: “I was saddened to learn of the missile attacks on ‘Paros’ Armenian Catholic School, which left one pupil dead and many others injured, six of whom being in a … [Read more...]

Lady Archer to Lead Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Lady Margaret Archer

A news item for those who would claim that the Catholic Church doesn't take full advantage of the talents of women: This morning in Vatican City, Pope Francis appointed Lady Margaret Archer as president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences.  Lady Archer replaces outgoing president Mary Ann Glendon, professor of law at Harvard Law School. Lady Archer, a professor at l'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, is considered one of the most influential theorists … [Read more...]