- Feb 24, 2021
Archbishop John Barwa of Cuttack-Bhubaneshwar is calling on the faithful to provide assistance in the sainthood causes of Christians martyred during the 2008 Kandhamal riots.
Catholics groups are calling on the Mexican government to investigate a possible massacre of migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Ten years ago, 72 migrants “on a journey of hope” – as Pope Francis described it – were massacred by the Los Zetas cartel in Mexico. Although there are 15 people detained for the crime, no one has been convicted.
nside New York’s iconic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, some 250 Mexican nationals were hailed as anonymous heroes July 11, after dying of COVID-19, which they likely contracted as they kept the city moving when it was experiencing the peak of the pandemic earlier this year.
Pope Francis’s 2013 trip to Lampedusa was just four and a half hours long, but rarely has a mere half-day in the life of a papacy been so replete with both symbolism and substance.
On Saturday the Vatican announced that the Virgin Mary would receive three new titles to be added to the Catholic Church’s traditional “Litany of Mary,” including one dealing specifically with migrants.