Rabbi of Buenos Aires talks about the time he worked with Bergoglio
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 10:01
Young group from Lebanon prepares texts for Holy Friday's Way of the Cross
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 09:17
Caritas Struggles to Help Syria's Millions of Displaced Men, Women and Children
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 12:32
Caritas Internationalis, the aid and development arm of the Catholic Church is struggling to cope with millions of people displaced by Syria's two year conflict and in desperate need of help.
The Syrian uprising began on 15 March 2011 as part of the "Arab Spring" sweeping the middle east at the time with demonstrations calling for democracy and the resignation of President Bashar Al-Assad and his Ba'ath party government. Instead of winning democracy and freedom, the conflict became a bitter all out civil-war with rebel fighters joined by foreign-funded militias whose agenda was not democracy or freedom for Syria but an Islamic state under strict Sharia law.
Another massive rally in Paris against same-sex marriage
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 11:52
Hundreds of thousands of French citizens rallied in Paris on Sunday, March 24, to protest a government plan for recognition of same-sex marriage.
Legislation allowing for homosexual unions passed easily in the lower house of parliament, supporters of the measure are confident of approval in the Senate, and the bill has strong support from President Francois Hollande. But defenders of traditional marriage, hoping to generate strong public resistance, organized the second massive demonstration for their cause.