The May 2014 archive of Daily News

Pope Francis praises ‘nobility’ of work

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News Agency/EWTN News—Work is “both a gift and a duty,” Pope Francis told a United Nations labor agency in a message calling for an end to human trafficking and for greater concern for migrants and the unemployed, especially the young.

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Pope Francis says Holy Land visit aided Christian unity

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News Agency — Pope Francis on Wednesday said his pilgrimage to the Holy Land fed the desire for Christian unity and he encouraged Catholics to pray that God may help “heal the wounds” that divide the faithful.“I give thanks to God. He led me to that blessed Land, ... Read More »

Christian woman in shackles after ‘apostasy’ death sentence

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News Agency — Protest is mounting in the case of a pregnant Christian woman who faces a death sentence in Sudan for not renouncing her faith, as her husband recently found her shackled to the wall of her cell.

Via Catholic News Agency

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Vatican official sees ‘warming-up’ of Catholic-Orthodox relations

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Elise HarrisCatholic News Agency

A member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity affirmed the sentiments of many who believe that Catholic-Orthodox relations have improved in recent years, especially under Pope Francis Andreas Dueren / Catholic News AgencyFather Gabriel Quicke speaks with CNA on May 16.


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Pope: I cried over reports of crucified Christians

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News AgencyIn his daily homily on May 2, Pope Francis said that he wept over recent news of Christians allegedly being crucified, reflecting that there are still many martyrs in today’s world.“I cried when I saw reports on the news of Christians crucified in a certain country, that ... Read More »

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