Religious Leaders Focus on Peace

NEW DELHI, India, SEPT. 3, 2006 (ZENIT.org).- About 800 religious leaders from more than 100 countries participated in the 8th World Assembly of Religions for Peace in Kyoto, Japan. “At a time when religion is being hijacked by extremists, the religious leaders...

Adamson's Pride, Officials' Shame

Two Filipino CM’s quietly providing help their government is not providing.A national paper in the Philippines writes as follows about two graduates of Adamson University (CM sponsored)… When criticized by Church people, the government, through its smart...

Putting Labor into Labor day Services (USA)

Labor day can be a time for highlighting aspects of Catholic Social Justice Teaching.In the richest country in the world, more than two million full-time, year round workers live below the poverty line, struggling to pay for necessities such as food, housing,...

Plan to End World Poverty Off-track

MELBOURNE, August 14, 2006 (theage.com.au): Brendan Nicholson reports for The Age – An international plan to halve global poverty by 2015 is running well behind schedule — and most of Australia’s neighbours are among the countries most in need. In a report...

How to be Force for Peace – Benedict XVI

On Sunday, July 23rd, Pope Benedict XVI gave a short presentation in the parish church of the village of Rhemes Saint-George, which was a meditation on the 2nd lectionary reading for that Sunday. Here is the text of his presentation.”Now in Christ Jesus you who...

'Unjust' wage hike fails – Aidan Rooney CM

‘American inequality almost took a giant step forward with the Senate’s effort to gut the estate tax,” Father Rooney said. “I find it unconscionable that House leaders pushed this effort at the expense of a straightforward vote for a minimum wage...