The meaningful dinner conversations sparked by “Feeding Your Family’s Soul” will make this book a daily dinnertime treat.
A documentary featuring the pope, “Pope Francis — A Man of His Word,” was bought by Focus Features for later theatrical release. And a dramatization of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, starring American actor Harvey Keitel was announced May 18 by Arclight Pictures, at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget sent shivers through social service, education and environmental communities, prompting church leaders and advocates to question the administration’s commitment to people in need.
The Ascension of the Lord — First reading: Acts 1:1-11; Second reading: Ephesians 1:17-23;
Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20
Masked assailants attacked a bus carrying Coptic Orthodox Christians on the way to St. Samuel Monastery in southern Egypt, killing at least 26 people, many of them children, according to the country’s Interior Ministry.
Gunmen claiming to have links with the Islamic State group threatened to kill hostages, including a Catholic priest, who were taken from the southern Philippine city of Marawi May 23.
Pope Francis decried the “barbaric attack” on concertgoers in Manchester, adding his voice to Catholic leaders dismayed at what British officials said was the deadliest case of terrorism since 2005.
Reinstatement of the “Mexico City Policy,” as provided for in President Donald Trump’s Jan. 23 executive memorandum, took effect May 15.
Pope Francis, who described himself as coming from “the ends of the earth,” continues to go to the far reaches of the globe to seek those who will advise him and possibly elect the next pope.
Under tight security and led by the traditional kawas honor guard announcing the way with the thumping of their ornamental staffs, President Donald Trump made his way by foot through the Old City’s alleyways to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher May 22.