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Fasting … vows with open hands

Fasting … vows with open hands

On this happy day of Sr. Ellen Reilly’s vows, I hold out to you what might seem to be a strange topic: fasting. It’s got somber associations with negative things like restraint and refraining and penance. How does all that fit into an upbeat event like this? For one...

Nine day novena to St. Vincent

Nine day novena to St. Vincent

Nine days of quotes from, and prayers to, Saint Vincent de Paul, courtesy of the Daughters of Charity of Australia. Choose either the full desktop version or the mobile-friendly version of this presentation. Editor's note: Some may remember that St. Vincent's feast...

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Second Thoughts on the Death Penalty

McVeigh Case Aside, Support for Executions Is Declining TERRE HAUTE, Indiana, MAY 26, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The blunders that led to the delay of Timothy McVeigh's execution are rekindling the long-standing debate over the death penalty in America. The discovery that the...

No Consensus, Even Among McVeigh Victims´ Relatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 26, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Numerous articles have debated whether Timothy McVeigh should be executed. Here is a sampling of the views expressed, which give an overview of the death-penalty debate in the United States. "Heinous crimes" U.S. Attorney...

China – Golden Jubilee

On the occasion of the 50 years of Vincentian presence in Taiwan, the Provincial Newsletter, "China Sparks" (March 2001) offers interesting information and reflection on the presence and the mission of the Congregation in Taiwan... For more information, see...

Consistory Issues Final Statement

VATICAN, May 25, 01 (CWNews.com) -- The College of Cardinals concluded an extraordinary consistory on Thursday, May 24, with the publication of a statement emphasizing the unity of the Church and a call for peace in the Middle East. The public statement-- the first...

Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities

WASHINGTON, May 23 - Senators spearheading President Bush's initiative to finance social programs of religious charities said they were indefinitely delaying the legislation. Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities By ELIZABETH BECKER (NY TImes) "I feel...

MISEVI Documents from Assemblea 2001

Conscious of our being the Universal Church, called together by our love for the Mission and in our being Vincentians, we assembled at "Maria Reina" Retreat House, Los Molinos (Madrid) from the 2nd to the 6th of January, 2001, to bring about the First General Assembly...

HONDURAS: 50 more children and youth murdered in April

May 23rd, 2001 FIFTY ONE MORE CHILDREN AND YOUTH MURDERED IN APRIL - NOW MORE THAN 700 DEATHS IN 40 MONTHS Another 51 children and youth have been murdered in Honduras during the month of April in a continuing massacre of homeless and at risk youth. More than 720...

Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities

WASHINGTON, May 23 - Senators spearheading President Bush's initiative to finance social programs of religious charities said they were indefinitely delaying the legislation. Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities By ELIZABETH BECKER (NY TImes) "I feel...

UN Conference on Poverty

BRUSSELS, Belgium, MAY 22, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The United Nations conference on strategies to battle poverty in the world's 49 poorest countries ended Sunday with few new ideas but lots of questions. One good sign was that conferees came away with a better sense of the...

Pharmaceutical Industry and the Poor

VATICAN, May 22, 01 (CWNews.com ) -- In an address to the World Health Assembly in Geneva, a Vatican representative has argued that the monopoly powers exercised by some pharmaceutical companies harm the interests of the poor people who cannot buy medications....

E-Card for Parishioners Gets Archbishop´s Favor

BANGALORE, India, MAY 21, 2001 (Zenit.org).- A parish's system of electronically recording details of families on cards has the archbishop's approval. Archbishop Ignatius Pinto of Bangalore said he favored the recording of details of Catholic families in the various...

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Fasting … vows with open hands

Fasting … vows with open hands

On this happy day of Sr. Ellen Reilly’s vows, I hold out to you what might seem to be a strange topic: fasting. It’s got somber associations with negative things like restraint and refraining and penance. How does all that fit into an upbeat event like this? For one...

Nine day novena to St. Vincent

Nine day novena to St. Vincent

Nine days of quotes from, and prayers to, Saint Vincent de Paul, courtesy of the Daughters of Charity of Australia. Choose either the full desktop version or the mobile-friendly version of this presentation. Editor's note: Some may remember that St. Vincent's feast...

Second Thoughts on the Death Penalty

McVeigh Case Aside, Support for Executions Is Declining TERRE HAUTE, Indiana, MAY 26, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The blunders that led to the delay of Timothy McVeigh's execution are rekindling the long-standing debate over the death penalty in America. The discovery that the...

No Consensus, Even Among McVeigh Victims´ Relatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 26, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Numerous articles have debated whether Timothy McVeigh should be executed. Here is a sampling of the views expressed, which give an overview of the death-penalty debate in the United States. "Heinous crimes" U.S. Attorney...

China – Golden Jubilee

On the occasion of the 50 years of Vincentian presence in Taiwan, the Provincial Newsletter, "China Sparks" (March 2001) offers interesting information and reflection on the presence and the mission of the Congregation in Taiwan... For more information, see...

Consistory Issues Final Statement

VATICAN, May 25, 01 (CWNews.com) -- The College of Cardinals concluded an extraordinary consistory on Thursday, May 24, with the publication of a statement emphasizing the unity of the Church and a call for peace in the Middle East. The public statement-- the first...

Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities

WASHINGTON, May 23 - Senators spearheading President Bush's initiative to finance social programs of religious charities said they were indefinitely delaying the legislation. Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities By ELIZABETH BECKER (NY TImes) "I feel...

MISEVI Documents from Assemblea 2001

Conscious of our being the Universal Church, called together by our love for the Mission and in our being Vincentians, we assembled at "Maria Reina" Retreat House, Los Molinos (Madrid) from the 2nd to the 6th of January, 2001, to bring about the First General Assembly...

HONDURAS: 50 more children and youth murdered in April

May 23rd, 2001 FIFTY ONE MORE CHILDREN AND YOUTH MURDERED IN APRIL - NOW MORE THAN 700 DEATHS IN 40 MONTHS Another 51 children and youth have been murdered in Honduras during the month of April in a continuing massacre of homeless and at risk youth. More than 720...

Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities

WASHINGTON, May 23 - Senators spearheading President Bush's initiative to finance social programs of religious charities said they were indefinitely delaying the legislation. Senate Delays Legislation on Aid to Church Charities By ELIZABETH BECKER (NY TImes) "I feel...

UN Conference on Poverty

BRUSSELS, Belgium, MAY 22, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The United Nations conference on strategies to battle poverty in the world's 49 poorest countries ended Sunday with few new ideas but lots of questions. One good sign was that conferees came away with a better sense of the...

Pharmaceutical Industry and the Poor

VATICAN, May 22, 01 (CWNews.com ) -- In an address to the World Health Assembly in Geneva, a Vatican representative has argued that the monopoly powers exercised by some pharmaceutical companies harm the interests of the poor people who cannot buy medications....

E-Card for Parishioners Gets Archbishop´s Favor

BANGALORE, India, MAY 21, 2001 (Zenit.org).- A parish's system of electronically recording details of families on cards has the archbishop's approval. Archbishop Ignatius Pinto of Bangalore said he favored the recording of details of Catholic families in the various...

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