- Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:00:00 +0000: Bishops, Vatican confirm Pope Francis will visit Mexico in 2016 - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Mexican bishops' conference and the Vatican have confirmed Pope Francis will visit Mexico in 2016, marking his first trip to this heavily Catholic country in throes of unrest over unresolved issues such as violence, crime and corruption.
Auxiliary Bishop Eugenio Lira Rugarcia of Puebla, conference secretary-general, told ...
- Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:00:00 +0000: Unrest flares again in West Bank, Jerusalem - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Unrest flared in early October throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem, which has experienced tensions during September, largely over the status of the contested holy site of the Temple Mount or Haram al-Sharif.
Four Israelis were killed in the Old City of Jerusalem: a couple driving near their West ...
- Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:00:00 +0000: Pope: Synod is not parliament, but place to listen to Holy Spirit - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The world Synod of Bishops on the family is not a parliament where participants will negotiate or lobby, Pope Francis said, but it must be a place of prayer where bishops speak with courage and open themselves to "God who always surprises us."
Opening the first working session ...
- Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Caring for Creation - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
In a well-known parable of of Jesus, a sower casts seeds broadly across the land. Some fall on rocky ground, others fall among thorns, and still others fall on rich, fertile soil, where they grow and produce abundantly.
In releasing his latest encyclical to the world earlier this summer, ...
- Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Measure passed allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The House Sept. 29 passed the Women's Health and Public Safety Act to give states the authority to defund Planned Parenthood.
Speaking from the House floor in support of the measure, which was sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisconsin, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, cited the pope's Sept. 24 ...
- Sun, 04 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Vatican says pope's meeting with Kentucky clerk is not endorsement - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' meeting with Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses, does not equate support for her "position," the Vatican spokesman said after discussing the issue personally with the pope.
Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the spokesman, issued a statement ...
- Sat, 03 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Everyone has a guardian angel to protect, guide in life, pope says - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Everyone has a guardian angel who is advising and protecting each individual on earth, Pope Francis said at morning Mass.
Whenever people hear a little voice in their head, "'Well, do this. That would be better. You mustn't do this ...' Listen! Don't turn against him" because it ...
- Fri, 02 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Vatican astronomer: Discoveries on Mars may reveal God's personality - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Vatican astronomer said the latest discovery of flowing liquid water on the surface of Mars was exciting.
"You can see the traces of the rivers changing over the course of a Martian year. So we are not talking about water that was there a long time ago ...
- Fri, 02 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Silence and indifference to migrant crisis lead to complicity, pope says - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Indifference to the crises and tragedies today's migrants and refugees are facing lead to complicity when people remain silent or refuse to act, Pope Francis said.
Jesus' call to welcome the stranger and show mercy is clear, the pope said in a message released at the Vatican Oct. ...
- Thu, 01 Oct 2015 01:00:00 +0000: Dublin to host next World Meeting of Families in 2018 - Top Catholic News | AmericanCatholic.org
PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Irish pilgrims in Philadelphia shared their excitement after Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, announced the 2018 World Meeting of Families would be held in Dublin.
Irish pilgrim Mary Fitzgibbon's reaction was raw when she spoke with Catholic News Service. She had traveled to ...
St. Francis and St. Tarcicius Catholic Church
Located in Mission Valley:
1st United Methodist
2111 Camino Del Rio South,
San Diego, CA. 92108
Mass 4:00 p.m. on Sundays
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