Whenever a bishop goes to Rome for his “quinquennial visit ad limina apostolorum,” the top three items on his “must do” list are:
Then he got the call. Come to Chile. Now.
Though their roots lie in the Crusades of the 11th century, the Equestrian Order of the Knights and ladies of the Holy Sepulcher remain passionately active a millennium later — globally as well as locally.
Dr. Catherine Powers and Dr. Dan Towle have both done medical mission work in Third World countries before.
It may not seem like a lot to you, but to a group of seven- and eight-year-olds, $200 dollars is a serious pile of cash.
The shockwaves from the Jan. 12 Haitian earthquake didn’t topple buildings in Kansas, but they really hit home for two women religious at the Sisters of Charity motherhouse here.
It was dark and cold, and their special visitor was late, but the people on South Boeke Street in Kansas City, Kan., didn’t care.
Early on the evening of Jan. 12, the small island nation of Haiti was struck by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake, whose epicenter was a mere 10 miles from the capital and major population center of…
“Beyond the mountains, there are mountains.”
After President Barack Obama lifted the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research on March 8, pro-life advocates waited for the other shoe to drop.