Pope challenges United States on Middle East

POPE BENEDICT has insisted on an immediate ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, directly challenging the American-led position that conditions are not yet right for a halt in fighting. Speaking on Wednesday in St Peter’s Square, where he...

Vincentian Evangelist and the Plight of Immigrants

Deacon Arnold Hernandez, a Texas-born farm worker who is now a Vincentian evangelist, tries to comment about the squalor suffered by these legal guest workers to farm owners and operators.HUNTINGTON, Ind. (Our Sunday Visitor) – There’s a barn in southeast...

Pope Again Appeals for Peace

In this moment I cannot help think of the situation, ever more grave and more tragic, that the Middle East is going through: hundreds of dead, many wounded, a huge number of the homeless and refugees; houses, towns and infrastructure destroyed; meanwhile, hatred and...

The CM and the DC in Lebanon

The Superior General of the CM and the DC has given permission for the following email to be posted.I just got off the phone with Fr. Antoine Pierre Nakad, the director of the Daughters of Charity for the Middle East. I chose to call him because he speaks English and...