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National pro-life essay contest opens in US for middle and high school students

By Catholic News Service | November 4, 2022 | 1 Comment

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (CNS) – Middle and high school students across the United States are invited to submit an essay sharing their thoughts on protecting the sanctity of human life for the 2022 Pro-Life Essay Contest sponsored by American Life League’s Culture of Life Studies Program. Co-sponsored by the Institute for … Read More about National pro-life essay contest opens in US for middle and high school students

FIFA World Cup player named for Caritas volunteer who helped his parents

By Catholic News Service | November 4, 2022 | 1 Comment

ACCRA, Ghana (CNS) – As Ghana’s national soccer team, the Black Stars, joins other national teams for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, some Ghanaian citizens have been talking about Iñaki Williams, who was named after a Catholic priest. His parents, Ghanaians Felix Williams and Maria (Mary) Arthuer, crossed … Read More about FIFA World Cup player named for Caritas volunteer who helped his parents

The exclusion of Christians

By Michael Otto | November 3, 2022 | 2 Comments

The ultimatum that forced a chief executive officer of an Australian rules football club to choose between his faith and his employment has caused widespread concern among people of faith in Australia and for good reason.  Andrew Thorburn, a former CEO of NAB and the BNZ, lasted one day in … Read More about The exclusion of Christians

Nina has Caritas international role

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has a new Head of Programmes, who will lead its international development and humanitarian work.  Caritas chief executive Mena Antonio said, “I’m delighted to announce that Nina Tu’i has been appointed to the role of Head of Programmes for Caritas”.    “This concludes a robust, thorough and … Read More about Nina has Caritas international role

Christians must see others with compassion, not condemnation, Pope says

By Michael Otto | November 2, 2022 | 1 Comment

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – God always sees people’s potential, looking past their mistakes and understanding what they can become, Pope Francis said. If people feel they are “not up to the challenges of life and, even less, of the Gospel, mired in problems and sins, Jesus always looks at us … Read More about Christians must see others with compassion, not condemnation, Pope says

Hamilton diocese’s last Mill Hill missionary dies

By Michael Otto | November 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

Wherever Fr Anselm Aherne went, he was loved.  “And he was loved because he loved the people he was serving first.  It didn’t matter whether they were young or old,” said Bishop Stephen Lowe at a requiem Mass celebrated at the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Hamilton on … Read More about Hamilton diocese’s last Mill Hill missionary dies