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Third Wednesday of Ordinary Time

 

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Week Three of Ordinary Time

SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES

 

WORD of the DAY  

But that same night the word of the LORD came to Nathan: 383 more words

Pope Francis

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

Source: Associated Press

BY  NICOLE WINFIELD and CHRISTINE ARMARIO

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset as he visited one of Peru’s most dangerous parts. 156 more words

The Muslim Times

Key cardinal rebukes pope over abuse comment in rare move

Source: Reuters

By Philip PullellaCaroline Stauffer

TRUJILLO, Peru (Reuters) – A key U.S. cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments by Pope Francis on sexual abuse, saying they had caused “great pain,” a remarkable move pointing to divisions in the Roman Catholic Church over how to treat accusers. 124 more words

The Muslim Times

Pope Francis and an FBI guy on interrogation - torture sessions and Catholic Sacramental Confession

Pope Francis has made it clear that he doesn’t want Catholic Confessionals to be torture chambers and Interrogation Rooms, as if there was a difference for any in the Intelligence Community. 316 more words

Missionaries Of Mercy

What does the future look like for Christians who live in the Holy Land?

by Rev. Paul Lansu
Senior Policy Advisor

Read a version of this article in Dutch by clicking here.

In the Holy Land, there are several Christian churches, communities, religious congregations, organisations and various local parish communities. 2,747 more words

Peace

Pope apologizes to abuse victims, but defends Chilean bishop

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show “proof” to be believed, saying he realized it was a “slap in the face” to victims that he never intended. 1,143 more words

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