Programme For The Pope’s Pilgrimage To The Holy Land

Vatican City, 27 March 2014 (VIS) – Today the programme of the Holy Father’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land was published. The trip, which will take place from 24 to 26 May, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the meeting between Pope Paul VI and the Patriarch Athenagoras in Jerusalem. The Pope will depart from [...]

Helicopter crash reminder of ‘tragedy of war’

US soldiers fire artillery in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The head of the US Archdiocese for the Military Services has expressed sorrow at the loss of lives after a military helicopter crashed. -CNS file photoWASHINGTON – The deaths of 30 US service members and eight Afghans in the crash of a US military helicopter in Afghanistan [...]