Today is: Thursday 05.12.2013
Worthy to read
The Parliamentary Assembly is concerned about the increasing occurrence of violent attacks against religious communities and individuals throughout the world on the basis of their religion or beliefs. It notes that there is not only physical, but also psychological violence against persons because of their religion or beliefs and it condemns such violence in unequivocal terms.
Harmony Brings Diversity Into Unity, But Not Uniformity
The Catholic Tunisian community has proclaimed a day of prayer and fasting for peace, on Sunday, August 25, in solidarity with the population of the Arab Countries shaken by violence and instability.
The 2013 year began with reports indicating that wherever Christians live side by side with large numbers of Muslims, they are under attack.
(2013-01-26 15:18:37 ) The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have reacted strongly to a bill published by the British government on Friday regarding legalisation of marriage for same-sex couples.
Tuesday of Holy Week was marked in the Vatican by morning mass presided by Pope Francis in the chapel of Casa Sancta Marta.
Fr. Simon Faddoul describes a dramatic and painful situation for over 400 thousand refugees. The snow and floods have destroyed tents and shacks. Thousands of people do not even have shoes to walk in the mud. Caritas and other organizations need resources to face this emergency. The appeal of Caritas President: "Your help is needed. Even a small contribution can help alleviate the suffering o...
Psychologist Peter Kleponis on the New Cocaine and How to Get Rid of It
Israel has become the only safe haven for Christians in the Middle East, Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, wrote in a recent op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal.
"True Adoration of God Does Not Destroy, But Renews"
Stojan Adasevic will never forget the day he was organizing the filing cabinet in the doctors’ room. He was a medical student at the time. A number of gynecologists entered the room. Paying no attention to the student crouched over a pile of papers in the corner, they began swapping stories about their medical practice.
The final 24 hours of the earthly life of Jesus mark the most important event in the history of the world. Too many of us have grown hardened and insensitive to the gospel accounts of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus.
This article, prepared especially for LOA, is based on two pieces published by Grzegorz Gorny in the Fall 2003 edition of the Polish-language periodical Fronda: “Report on Minorities” and “The Truth Sets You Free — an Interview by Grzegorz Gorny with Professor Gerard van den Aardweg.” For additional information on this subject, our readers may refer to the Suggested R...
When I was in grade four, a couple of friends and I started watching porno videos. The father of one of these friends had a whole stack of them. We would watch these perversions and masturbate together. This happened in the 1980s, when such material was pouring into Poland from Germany.
All indications point to the fact that the Shroud of Manoppello (otherwise known as “Veronica”) originated in Jerusalem. Scholars claim that the cloth bears the imprint of Christ’s face at the moment of His Resurrec-tion. It is probable that both the Veil and the Shroud of Turin made their way to Edessa in Cappadocia (modern-day Turkey) and remained there until the fifth century
Nominated for the Nobel Prize in the field of medicine by the Paris Institute of Sciences, Simone Morabito is one of Italy’s leading psychiatrists. Among other things, his book Psichiatra all’inferno (Psychiatry in Hell) deals with the influence of satanic rock music on the human mind.
The Pope’s words proved to be prophetic: upon returning to Canada in 1644, Father Jogues resumed his missionary work. In 1846 he was captured and killed by the Iroquois. Almost three centuries later, in 1930, Pope Pius XI canonized Fr. Isaac Jogues as a martyr for the faith
At first it seems self-contradictory. The same groups that support abortion and the killing of the unborn now talk about mass infertility and the need for the universal introduction of artificial fertilization. Yet there is a blood-chilling consistency in this. We have here the next stage of the war on life, this time under the false slogan of “curing infertility.”
The theory of evolution claims to be a scientific theory that explains the world around us. The illogicality and inconsistency of these explanations are therefore somewhat surprising.