- Aug 10, 2020
With COVID-19 contagions climbing in several countries around the world, an Italian NGO with ties to the Catholic Church has implemented projects for the mass production of masks to help the most vulnerable populations.
In 1993, 39-year-old nuclear engineer Hal Elkins hit the bottle and fell into a jealous rage and shot his girlfriend, Kathryn Linn, and the man she was with, Marvin Eugene Mayer. Within a decade, other inmates would be calling Elkins “the Bishop of OSP.”
Meditations for Pope Francis’s “Via Crucis” ceremony on Good Friday were written by prisoners and their families, as well as crime victims and their families.
As the number of dead inmates in Italian prisons climbs due to riots related to coronavirus restrictions and as the Vatican tightens its own measures, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a prayer for prisoners suffering because of the outbreak.
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell has been transferred from a Melbourne prison after a drone illegally flew overhead in a suspected attempt to photograph the famous inmate, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Cameroon’s Catholic clergy made a special effort to visit the West African country’s prisons on Christmas Day.