"All children in Israel should have their rights from the government," said Franciscan Father Abdel Masih Fahim, president of the committee of Catholic schools.
Much has improved between the government and the Catholic Church since the early days of the revolution.
"It was like watching a disaster movie," said Ignatius Song, who helped evacuate residents.
One of the leading voices among Africa's bishops predicts a new flexibility in Catholic teaching at this October's Synod of Bishops on the family.
Two excommunicated bishops in China have ordained priests in separate ceremonies during the past two months, reported ucanews.com.
by Catholic News Service PARIS (CNS) — Catholic churches in France have been placed under police protection and urged to take extra security measures against possible Islamist attacks before the Aug. 15 feast of the Assumption.…
"The task of the U.S. bishops is to convince the majority of Americans . . . that they need to support the vision of a world without nuclear weapons. ," said Bishop Oscar Cantu of…
"Today we are compelled to speak up for our brothers and sisters in the Middle East," said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson at the 133rd Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus in Philadelphia Aug. 4-6.
Catholics who have divorced and are civilly remarried "are not, in fact, excommunicated . . . and they absolutely must not be treated as if they were," Pope Francis said.
"The work of the sisters is very inspiring," Sanat Kumar Basnet said. "I want my son to have the spirit of social service from here."