The August 2014 archive of Daily News

CRS official: Gaza a ‘complete catastrophe’ on ‘brink of collapse’

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Dale Gavlak / Catholic News Service — A top Catholic charity official described Gaza as a “complete catastrophe” after nearly four weeks of fighting between Israel and the Palestinian militant Hamas.

“Gaza is on the brink of collapse at this point,” said Matthew McGarry, who directs the Catholic ... Read More »

Vatican seeks more restrained sign of peace at Mass

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News Agency/EWTN News—The Congregation for Divine Worship, in a recent circular letter, announced that the placement of the sign of peace within Mass will not change, though it suggested several ways the rite could be performed with greater dignity.

“The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of ... Read More »