The Peace Of Christ Is The Result Of His Victory Over Evil

Vatican City, 14 April 2012 (VIS) – Thousands of pilgrims are currently converging on the cathedral of Trier, Germany, for the fifth centenary of the first public display of the “Heiliger Rock”, said to be the Holy Robe which Jesus wore before His crucifixion and for which, according to the Gospel of St. John, the [...]

Church leaders, media hail Suu Kyi’s victory

VATICAN CITY – Church leaders and Catholic media have hailed the sweeping victory of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi’s party in Myanmar’s by-election, but cautioned against expecting too much too quickly.News of the pro-democracy icon’s win made it to the front page of the semi-official Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano on April 3.A news story headlined [...]

Pacquiao victory a ‘blow to values’

MANILA – While fans celebrate the latest victory of Filipino boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, a Catholic priest said the boxer’s success has become a “major blow” to Filipino values.Carmelite priest Marlon Lacal, co-executive secretary of the Association of Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines, said the Filipinos’ “idolisation” of Pacquiao and boxing promoted violence [...]

Catholic Education Victory In Ontario.

Landslide At Election. 85 PER CENT. MAJORITY, NOW 17 PER CENT. MINORITY.ORANGE CAMPAIGN PROVES A FIASCO (By Henry Somerville) Toronto, Ontario.A glorious victory for Catholics, who had campaigned on behalf of their schools, was the result of the recent election to the Provincial Legislature.Since the beginnings of the public educational system in Ontario nearly a [...]

Cell phone victory

RESISTING THE PORNOGRAPHY trend is not easy, but last week in Canada, decency won a round in the battle.In January, Canada’s second largest phone company, Telus, started offering pornographic photos and videos to customers. The Vancouver-based company was strongly criticized by Archbishop Raymond Roussin. "Telus’ decision is disappointing and disturbing," he declared in a Feb [...]