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.
The much anticipated Canonization Mass took place in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, October 14. The Holy Father officially declared seven men and women as new saints of the Church. The seven who ...read more
With the Vatican’s announcement today of Cardinal Wuerl’s retirement, the Archdiocese of Washington has released a letter from the Holy Father to the cardinal, making clear his support for ...read more
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