Ask a Priest Library Youth Ministry Diocese Lent Calendar 2013 Event Calendar Xt3 TV

articles

Search in Articles :
20 Years After Cairo Conference on Population and Development
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Last week the United Nations held a review of the 20 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo in 1994. The meeting looked at population issues ranging from ageing, fertility, mortality, migration and urbanization, the UN explained in a press release.


Cardinal: Dedication to God links John XXIII, John Paul II
Last edited 22nd April 2014

The papacies of John XXIII and John Paul II are connected in their dedication to God and to lives of priestly service, a cardinal who worked with both of the pontiffs stressed.

……


Noah: A Post-Modern Midrash
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Darren Aronofsky’s cinematic re-telling of the story of Noah has certainly stirred people up. While quite a few reviewers, both religious and non-religious, have given the film high marks, many Christians, both Evangelical and Catholic, have registered a far less than enthusiastic reaction. One prominent Catholic blogger and movie reviewer opined that “Noah” is “embarrassingly awful” and “the stupidest film in years.”

……


Easter 2014: Photos Of Christians Around The World Celebrating The Resurrection Of Jesus
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Christians around the world celebrate Easter and the resurrection of Jesus Christ with vigils, services, fireworks and, of course, Easter Eggs.


As Sewol crew is scorned, young worker hailed as heroine
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Incheon, South Korea (CNN) -- The number of crew members charged is rising, and so is the anger that families feel.

……


Caritas Australia Brings Much Needed Aid to Solomon Islands
Last edited 22nd April 2014

It has been nearly three weeks since Cyclone Ita struck the Solomon Islands with such devastating force, claiming 23 lives and leaving more than 52,000 homeless but a team from Caritas Australia is still on the ground helping the people rebuild their shattered lives.

……


A plague of killer robots
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Killer robots are the stuff of sci fi nightmares. To speak of their ethical use sounds like an oxymoron. Their whole point is that they have no morality. But now killer robots — drones in an advanced stage of development — are a daytime reality. They will be autonomous in their operation, able to identify targets, track them down, work out the best way to destroy them, and learn from their failures — all without the need for human direction. These qualities do raise serious ethical questions...


Pope Francis' Homily at Easter Vigil
Last edited 22nd April 2014

Here is the full translation of the Holy Father's homily during the Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica on 19 April 2014.

……


South Sudan Rebels Slaughter Hundreds in Oil Town of Bentiu, the United Nations says
Last edited 21st April 2014

Rebel gunmen in South Sudan massacred hundreds of civilians in ethnic killings when they captured the oil town of Bentiu last week, the United Nations said.


Boston Marathon: Estimated 1 Million Spectators Turn out to Honour Bombing Victims One Year On
Last edited 21st April 2014

An estimated 1 million spectators have turned out to watch this year's Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing which killed three people and injured hundreds more


You are viewing 11 - 20 of 8378 items