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In Holy Land, it’s ‘I am Christian’; denominations aren’t so important

Published 21-04-2014

In Holy Land, it’s ‘I am Christian’; denominations aren’t so important JIFNA, West Bank (CNS) — Suheir Saliba was running late as she prepared to go to the Easter Divine Liturgy with her husband, Aimad Kamal, and his family. thebostonpilot.com

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Easter proclaims that love gives life, pope says; share it with others

Published 21-04-2014

Easter proclaims that love gives life, pope says; share it with others VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis urged Christians to remember how they first encountered Christ and to share his love and mercy with others, especially through acts of caring and sharing. thebostonpilot.com

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Oculus

Published 11-04-2014

Oculus NEW YORK (CNS) — Sure, mirrors can be scary things — especially if you’ve just put on a few pounds. thebostonpilot.com

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Rio 2

Published 11-04-2014

Rio 2 NEW YORK (CNS) — Despite its urban title, “Rio 2” (Fox), director Carlos Saldanha’s vibrant animated follow-up to his 2011 original, is mostly set in the wilds of the Amazon rainforest. But that turns out to be a good thing since it opens the way for striking images of nature at its most […]

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North Carolina bishop says school assembly a ‘difficult time’ for all

Published 10-04-2014

North Carolina bishop says school assembly a ‘difficult time’ for all CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CNS) — In an April 9 statement, Charlotte Bishop Peter J. Jugis called the controversy over a recent presentation on human sexuality at Charlotte Catholic High School “a difficult time” that has caused everyone “a great deal of pain.” thebostonpilot.com

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Pope, at Mass, warns of danger of ideological dictatorships

Published 10-04-2014

Pope, at Mass, warns of danger of ideological dictatorships VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Idolizing one’s own way of thinking and of interpreting reality closes God out of the equation and can lead to a “dictatorship of thought” that violates the consciences of others and punishes anyone who disagrees, Pope Francis said. thebostonpilot.com

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Diplomacy, peacebuilding head off violence before mass atrocities arise

Published 09-04-2014

Diplomacy, peacebuilding head off violence before mass atrocities arise WASHINGTON (CNS) — Healing and reconciliation continue 20 years after Rwanda’s 100 days of genocide, making the central African nation a strong example for troubled states to emulate, international observers said. thebostonpilot.com

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Memories of genocide drive Rwandans in rebuilding their nation

Published 09-04-2014

Memories of genocide drive Rwandans in rebuilding their nation WASHINGTON (CNS) — Every time Nathalie Piraino returns home to Rwanda, she sees a country advancing economically and politically and where the development of people, especially women, is foremost. thebostonpilot.com

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Pope to celebrate Holy Thursday Mass at center for elderly, disabled

Published 08-04-2014

Pope to celebrate Holy Thursday Mass at center for elderly, disabled VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will celebrate the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a Rome rehabilitation facility for the elderly and people with disabilities. thebostonpilot.com

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Pope: Cross isn’t an ornament, Christianity isn’t a do-gooder’s guide

Published 08-04-2014

Pope: Cross isn’t an ornament, Christianity isn’t a do-gooder’s guide VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christianity isn’t a philosophy or guide to survival, good behavior and peace, it’s a relationship with a real person who died on the cross for our sins, Pope Francis said. thebostonpilot.com

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