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2014-03-25 23:26:20

America’s youth encouraged to continue to “Make Noise” in answer to Pope Francis’ call. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Marking the culmination of its inaugural Extension Day call to the youth of America, Catholic Extension announced today the top submissions and finalists who are now eligible for grants to benefit their ministry and carry their efforts forward. Extension Day is the organization’s response to a call by Pope Francis at World Youth Day in July for young...

2014-03-04 12:25:40

Clitoraid's team to hold building inauguration ceremony at its delayed facility on March 7 and launch surgeries at another hospital LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors of the International Raelian Movement (IRM) has caused Burkina Faso's government to block the scheduled March 7 opening of Clitoraid's clitoral repair hospital, known...

2014-02-13 16:25:58

Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, Archbishop Jose Gomez, Craig Groeschel, Miles McPherson and Ray Johnston Among Pastors Promoting Mark Burnett/Roma Downey Feature Film LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few movies have been able to take over an entire multiplex - every screen, every seat; only blockbusters like Hunger Games. But now the religious epic Son of God is taking over several multiplexes nationwide on Thursday, February 27, the day before it debuts on 3,000 screens. Multiplexes in...

2014-01-14 23:00:59

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of No More Poverty, are pleased that the new leader of the Catholic Church includes poverty and helping the world’s poor at the top of his priority list. Global media stories speak of the revolutionary words and actions of this new leader who encourages a return to Christian values of compassion and service. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 No More Poverty and cofounders Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi are thankful that the plight of the...

2013-12-13 23:02:07

Jacqueline von Zwehl, faith based relationship expert, professional certified coach (PCC) and certified master practitioner with advance certifications in life & relationship coaching believes Obamacare is creating hardships for thousands of Christians. She is available for interviews on this topic and other marriage related issues. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Jacqueline von Zwehl, faith-based relationship expert and award winning Christian Inspirational author of...

2013-12-10 04:22:32

TOKYO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The leaders of organizations of people affected by leprosy from nine countries and Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, have written to Pope Francis urging the Catholic Church to speak out against leprosy-related discrimination and labels that perpetuate stigma. The letter has been prompted by the Pope's use of the term "leprosy" in reference to aspects of the Church that he seeks...

2013-11-26 23:00:40

Contraceptives and the AIDS pandemic through the eyes of the Catholic Church. Rochester, Mich. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Dr. John Kinkel, professor of medical sociology at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, has released his new book entitled, “Papal Paralysis: How the Vatican Dealt with the AIDS Crisis.” The book, which is being released to coincide with World AIDS Day on December 1, explores a scholarly four-year study pertaining to the views of contraceptives by Catholic Church...

2013-11-26 16:25:02

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice, released the following statement about Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudiam. "Pope Francis reassured Catholics today that some groundbreaking reforms in the church are on the way. The reform of the curia, the emphasis on economic justice and moves toward improving interfaith relations will receive considerable support from the laity. "When it comes to women, we...

2013-10-25 23:23:52

According to Yisrayl Hawkins, Pope Francis continues to misinterpret the Scriptures, as did his predecessors. Through the teachings and admissions in the Catechisms of the Catholic Church, Mr. Hawkins draws further attention to the deceptions that have shrouded the Catholic Church for centuries. Abilene, Texas (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer of The House of Yahweh, announces he will continue a series of sermons proving that the Catholic Church is not teaching...

2013-10-01 23:35:53

Getting people’s attention these days can be difficult, but Saint John Fisher Catholic Church decided to step into the future with a full color LED message display. Boothwyn, PA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The staff at the Saint John Fisher Catholic Church love to seize any opportunities to help spread the Good News of Jesus, and they discovered they had a very lucrative one in their front yard. Thousands of cars pass their church every day, and the members of Saint John Fisher decided it...