Using Apps, Facebook and Twitter to Pray the Rosary

XT3 (Christ in the 3rd Millenium) website writes… The Internet has revolutionized the world. Now, Catholic groups are using the web to revolutionize World Youth Day with a call to pray the rosary every Saturday until the event begins on 16 August. The campaign...

Pope to address crew on space station Saturday

The Space Shuttle Endeavour has lifted off and is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman, said today that the pope’s audiovisual satellite linkup with the space station is scheduled for 13:56 (1:56...

Seeing Christ in bin Laden

Now here’s an issue …..The challenging implications of seeing Osama as a fellow child of God. Busted Halo features an essay by Helen Lee that includes this statement… “Seeing Christ in Osama bin Laden is pretty difficult since he committed...

Charity urges us – Context of global crisis

Charity urges us… “The mission of charity is urgent. Benedict XVI states: It is Christ’s charity that drives us on: “caritas Christi urget nos” (2 Corinthians 5:14). The urgency is inscribed not only in things, it is not derived solely from the rapid...

Vatican panel warns of climate change

A Vatican-appointed panel of scientists has reported what climate change experts have been warning for years: the Earth is getting warmer, glaciers are melting, and urgent measures are necessary to stem the damage. ” We call on all people and nations to...