Today, August 9, we celebrate the feast day of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein, who was killed in the Auschwitz gas chamber this day in 1942.
In today's episode we look that following stories:
1. How the pope describes St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.
2. Pilgrims will be flocking to a Marian grotto in Edmonton next week.
3. Fr. Tim Bartlett talks to us about the family unit in Ireland.
In addition to these, here are other important Catholic news stories from around the world that are making headlines today:
Argentina Senate rejects voluntary abortion law. Argentina’s Senate voted on Thursday against legalizing voluntary abortion into the 14th week of pregnancy, rejecting the bill 38 to 31, as the Catholic Church continues to provide assistance to pregnant women in difficulty.
Filipino Catholic media told to fight 'fake news'. Filipinos working in the church's social communication ministry need a lot of prayer and a "sense of mission" to be able "to combat fake news" and work for peace, a gathering in Davao City was told this week.
You may recall the Lamborghini that the Holy Father received last year as a gift from the Italian automaker that he auctioned off to raise funds for charity. It turns out that the highest bidder faile ...read more
Only one month since the conclusion of the 2018 Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, dioceses around the world are putting into action the promises and ideas of the ...read more
On Friday, November 30, the Catholic bishops of British Columbia and Yukon issued an official statement regarding the recent legalization of marijuana, proposing two key questions: “Is the use of ca ...read more
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