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Meet the monks who decided to go green

March 27th, 2017 (0)
By:  Matt Hadro. Years before Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical was published, a Trappist monastery in the State of Virginia in USA went back to its spiritual roots by embracing environmental stewardship. “This really is a re-founding,” Fr. James Orthmann of ...

The Catholic origins of McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish

March 27th, 2017 (0)
With sales reaching around 300 million per year, the is one of McDonald’s most popular sandwiches. But what many customers may not realize is that the sandwich was created by Catholics and for Catholics nearly 50 years ago. In ...

Pope Francis spends time with prison inmates in Milan

March 27th, 2017 (0)
One of the highlights of Pope Francis’ 1-day pastoral journey to the Italian city of Milan on March 25 , was his visit to the city’s main detention center, the San Vittore Prison. Shortly after midday and the recitation of ...

US man who took bullet for Indian techie felicitated

March 27th, 2017 (0)
Houston, USA :Ian Grillot, 24, who was injured while trying to intervene during a shooting in which Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in a Kansas bar was today felicitated by Indian-Americans with $100,000 in Houston. Mr Grillot was ...

Epic icy Mass celebrated at Michigan

March 27th, 2017 (0)
Michigan,USA: It seems to be becoming a tradition – students at St. Albert the Great University Parish at Michigan Tech University have once again built a chapel of snow and ice, and were able to have Mass celebrated for them there. ...

Priestly formation Christian community responsibility: Bishop

March 27th, 2017 (0)
Cape Coast, Ghana: Priestly formation isn’t a just a job for the rector – it’s a responsibility shared between the entire Christian community and seminarians themselves, said a Ghanaian bishop. “It is the duty and the primary responsibility of parents ...

Christian cemetery in Allahabad vandalised

March 26th, 2017 (1)
In Allahabad, graves in the Rajapur cemetery were found vandalised, upsetting the Christian community of the city. Community members have alleged that delinquents often trespassed the cemetery to drink, gamble and indulge in immoral activities, as Hindustan Times reported. ...

The young women at United Nations CSW61

March 26th, 2017 (0)
By: Justine Gitanjali Senapati, CSJ. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is one of the major UN conferences. It was established in 1946 as a functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It is one ...

Philip Kalayil, Indian-American community leader, dies

March 25th, 2017 (0)
Philip Kalayil came to Chicago from India in the mid-1950s and became an early leader and organizer of the Indian-American community here. He helped start organizations for fellow countrymen to stay in touch with their culture and religion and ...

Pope Francis to proclaim sainthood for Fatima siblings

March 24th, 2017 (0)
Rome: Two of the visionaries of the Marian apparitions of Fatima – young shepherds Jacinta and Francisco Marto – will be canonized by Pope Francis when he visits the Portuguese shrine in May. The Vatican announced the pontiff approved ...
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