Jubilarians from the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon
BEAVERTON — The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon will honor six Sisters who are celebrating significant anniversaries in their service and ministry during the annual SSMO Jubilee Mass and reception. Tuesday, July 26, 2016
To the casual fan, it may have appeared ominous to see Oregon native Galen Rupp lose the lead in the men’s 5000 meter race at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials July 9 in Eugene. It’s a sight that Rupp fans are not used to seeing.
DURBAN, South Africa (CNS) — As the world moves into the fourth decade of the fight against AIDS, new challenges confront those struggling against the epidemic, and faith communities must continue to assure that those affected by the virus have both treatment and hope, a top U.N. official told religious leaders attending the International AIDS Conference here.
WASHINGTON — Only a week after Donald Trump chose as his running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who was raised a Catholic and today is evangelical, Hillary Clinton chose as her vice presidential running mate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, a practicing Catholic who has never lost an election.
VATICAN CITY — The murder of a priest in northern France, taken hostage with a handful of other faithful during a weekday morning Mass July 26, is another act of "absurd violence" added to too many stories of senseless violence and death, said the Vatican spokesman.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Pope Francis goes to Poland to meet with an expected 2 million young people from around the world, he's going with a firm idea of the dreams, fears and challenges so many of them face. He knows what lies inside the hearts and minds of today's youth, not because of any third-party polling or sophisticated survey, but because Pope Francis practices what he's called an "apostolate of the ear."
WASHINGTON — Recent comments by a high-ranking Vatican official have sparked questions about the direction priests should face while celebrating Mass, but the Vatican spokesman said Pope Francis has made it clear no changes are foreseen.
VATICAN CITY — Mercy is not an abstract concept but a lifestyle that invites Christians to make an examination of conscience and ask themselves if they place the spiritual and material needs of others before their own, Pope Francis said.