Speaking at the March for Marriage rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Rev. Bill Owens, president of the Coalition of African American Pastors, said President Obama “deceived America” on the gay marriage issue and hurt America and “the American family.”
Pope Francis on Sunday released peace doves on the Armenia-Turkey border in a gesture of reconciliation as Ankara slammed the pontiff for denouncing the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as “genocide”.
Standing on a terrace of the Khor Virap monastery, Pope Francis and the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church Kareki- II released the two white birds in the direction of Mount Ararat — the Biblical final resting place of Noah’s Ark — now in modern-day Turkey. MORE
For two millennia the catholic church has taught that sin leads to eternal death it has been obsessed with Jesus Christs passion (what Catholics call his suffering and death on the cross) and the reason he suffered was for our sins so we could have eternal life. This means sin has always been seen inside the church as an outrage to god and the proof has always been Jesus Passion for us on the cross.
In every Catholic church you will find the stations of the cross and a crucifix. MORE
He was a rapper trying to stop violence in Baltimore. Tyriece Travon Watson, better known as Lor Scoota, had just finished hosting a charity basketball game. The fliers advertising the event had said, “Pray for peace in these streets.” Music artists and important faces from around the city had come together to prove they could get along. MORE
Vol 9 Issue 26 ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
June 25, 2016 ~ Saint William, opn!
1. Baptism: Means of Salvation (74)
2. Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
3. Sts. John and Paul
4. Christ in the Home (48)
5. Articles and notices
Dear Reader: Continue reading
.- Pope Pius XII’s secret support for the attempted overthrow of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is the subject of a new book that draws on wartime documents and interviews with the American intelligence agent who wrote them.
“This book is the truth – as best I could establish it in a number of years of research – about the Pope’s secret operations in World War II,” historian Mark Riebling told CNA earlier this year. MORE
The Israeli Air Force welcomed Israel’s first stealth aircraft in history Wednesday evening, with the acquisition of an F-35 Lighting II fighter jet.
The Daughters of the Sacred Heart Institute in Trento was ordered to pay 25,000 euros ($28,500) to the female teacher, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera reported on Thursday (June 23).
In addition, the school was told to pay 1,500 euros each to a labor union and civil rights association. MORE
A deadly wildfire that roared through dry brush and trees in the mountains of central California gave residents little time to flee as flames burned dozens of homes to the ground, propane tanks exploded, and smoke obscured the path to safety. MORE
A masked gunman stormed a German cinema Thursday afternoon, taking hostages before he was killed by police, officials said. MORE
(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of firefighters are scrambling to contain several wildfires that have broken out across three Southwestern states caused by hot and dry weather. MORE
Sunday at the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan said don’t “fall” for Democartic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s “crap” on African-American issues because she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton are responsible for mass incarceration of black people.
This is the incredible moment it rained furniture in Miami , after stormy weather caused chairs and sun loungers to be lifted up and thrown into the road.
The June 9 issue of Le Figaro informs us that Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the founder of the Left Party in France—to the left of the Left—would like to stay at the Casa Santa Marta where Pope Francis resides, because he has “some things to tell him”. Almost as though the Communist mayor of Brescello wanted to stay at Don Camillo’s rectory….
And what would “Peppone” Mélenchon tell the Pope? What he already wrote in mid-April, when the latter returned from Lesbos with twelve Muslim migrants: “Long live the Pope! … I felt so close to the idea that the Pope then exemplified in bringing home twelve refugees. Human fraternity is a practical value and a political virtue. Definitely, the Church has really elected a Christian this time! … The Pope corners everyone spectacularly, directly and magnificently.” MORE