New disaster relief initiative unveiled in Australia

Canberra, Australia, Feb 1, 2020 / 02:12 pm (CNA).- Catholic leaders in Australia have announced the creation of a new disaster response initiative to aid those affected by devastating bushfires in the country, as well as future natural disasters. “Our response to the...

Kidnapped Nigerian seminarian has been killed

Sokoto, Nigeria, Feb 1, 2020 / 01:51 pm (CNA).- One of four Nigerian seminarians kidnapped last month has been killed, reportedly by his abductors. The three seminarians kidnapped along with him were released in the weeks following their kidnapping. “With a very heavy...

Pope Francis Celebrates 24th World Day For Consecrated Life

“My eyes have seen your salvation” (Lk 2:30). Building his homily on those words, Pope Francis celebrated Mass on February 1, 2020, World Day for Consecrated. The service was held in the Vatican Basilica with the members of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and...

San Francisco, Kansas City bishops make Super Bowl wager

Kansas City, Mo., Feb 1, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- On Sunday the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will play Super Bowl LIV, and the local ordinaries of the teams have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the game. The teams will play in Miami Feb. 2. “These...

Principalities and powers

As divisions in the Church reach an astonishing screeching pitch, one particular Scripture passage has been on my mind.  For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against...

How-To for Loving God

By Clare Walker | Eight Ways of Loving God Revealed by Love Himself By Jeanette Flood Ignatius Press, 2019 375 pages, $18.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   In 1992, Christian author… Read the Whole Article at its Original...