Dialogue not death: Priest calls for discourse after Pakistan suspends Asia Bibi’s sentence

Thursday July 30th 2015
A Catholic priest in Pakistan has praised the nation’s Supreme Court for suspending the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman charged with blasphemy, and has emphasized the importance of dialogue between Muslims and Christians.

LGBT grant-maker wants to win religious liberty fight within three years

Thursday July 30th 2015
A leader in LGBT grant-making has told business leaders that he wants to shut down the political fight for religious freedom exemptions in the U.S. within three years.

'Shadow council' speaker pushes Church acceptance of contraception, gay sex

Thursday July 30th 2015
Yes to contraception, homosexual acts, and Communion for the divorced and remarried – all considering the circumstances.

Pope Francis to handpick new doctor ahead of Cuba, US trip

Thursday July 30th 2015
As the five-year term for Pope Francis' personal doctor comes to an end, the Pope is expected to choose a new one soon who will accompany him during his upcoming visit to Cuba and the United States.

Catholics in India mourn Abdul Kalam, the much-loved 'people's president'

Thursday July 30th 2015
Catholics in India have joined their confreres in paying tribute to and praying for APJ Abdul Kalam, who served as the nation's president from 2002 to 2007 and was beloved by Indians across religious and cultural divides.

Fr Simon Poh, appointed Auxiliary Bishop for Kuching

Pope Francis has appointed Fr Simon Poh Hon Seng, Rector of St Joseph’s Cathedral as the Auxiliary Bishop of Kuching on Thursda....

Interreligious group organises medical camp

The Interreligious Dialogue (IRD) team of the parish of St Andrew and the local District Interfaith Group, along with principal s....

Let God work through our weaknesses

Some 1,400 Catholics, from far and near, converged at the Chapel of St Anthony to celebrate the Chapel’s Triduum on the feast o....

Teachers formed in the canossian charism in Melaka

Seventy-eight kindergarten, learning centre and normal primary and secondary school teachers of Canossian backgrounds from Sungai....

Fr Stanislaus celebrates his silver jubilee

Fr Stanislaus Soosaimariam celebrated his Silver Jubilee Sacredotal Anniversary in his parish Chapel of Christ the Light in Kepon....

STM hosts Chistian Meditation Workshop

The Church of St Thomas More (STM) hosted a workshop on Christian Meditation — Prayer of the Heart conducted by Fr Paul Cheong ....

Alpha for Seniors at Little Sisters of the Poor

For eleven weeks on Monday mornings, residents at the home of the Little Sisters of the Poor were singing this kiddie song, Yes, ....

Why part of the Host is placed in the chalice?

In the Middle Ages we felt the need to unite Christ’s body with his blood before Communion because of a more literal understand....

LGBT grant-maker wants to win religious liberty fight within three years

A leader in LGBT grant-making has told business leaders that he wants to shut down the political fight for religious freedom exemptions in the U.S. w....

'Shadow council' speaker pushes Church acceptance of contraception, gay sex

Yes to contraception, homosexual acts, and Communion for the divorced and remarried – all considering the circumstances.

How an anti-discrimination bill could end up discriminating

A bill in Congress that brands itself as fighting discrimination might end up doing the exact opposite, said legal experts last week.

Pope congratulates newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians

Pope Francis congratulated the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians. Bishop Krikor Ghabroyan, the Bishop Emeritus of the Eparchy of Fr....
As the five-year term for Pope Francis' personal doctor comes to an end, the Pope is expected to choose a new one soon who will accompany him during his upcoming visit to Cuba and the United States.
The diocese of Miao, India sits in rich, mountainous forest terrain on the edge of the Himalayas. Most of its residents are tribal artisans whose livelihood is solely dependent on the local natural resources and the forest’s produce.
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A Catholic priest in Pakistan has praised the nation’s Supreme Court for suspending the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman charged with blasphemy, and has emphasized the importance of dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
Catholics in India have joined their confreres in paying tribute to and praying for APJ Abdul Kalam, who served as the nation's president from 2002 to 2007 and was beloved by Indians across religious and cultural divides.
The diocese of Miao, India sits in rich, mountainous forest terrain on the edge of the Himalayas. Most of its residents are tribal artisans whose livelihood is solely dependent on the local natural resources and the forest’s produce.
Today we no longer understand the value and power of ritual. This is more than an individual failing. It’s the cultural air we breathe.
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What lies deepest inside authentic faith is the truth that God is the object of all human desire, no matter how earthy and unholy that desire might seem at times.
Pope Francis has invited the youth of the world on pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016--and on Sunday he became the first pilgrim to register himself.
More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found him-self scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused.
Meeting on July 11 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.
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