Tag Archives: Missionaries of Charity

Pope Francis deplores ‘global war’ on marriage

‘Today you do not destroy with weapons, you destroy with ideas,’ says Pope Pope Francis has said that a global war on marriage is underway and Catholics must respond by helping couples stay strong and by providing pastoral care to those experiencing difficulty. “Today there is a global war to destroy marriage,” the Pope said

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Destitute homeless woman delivers at the edge of St. Peter’s Square, Vatican offers to care for Mother and Child

The Vatican has promised to help a 35-year-old destitute homeless woman who went into labor around 2:30 a.m. and gave birth to a baby girl on a cardboard box in the bitterly cold temperature in Vatican City just outside St. Peter’s Square. Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, said the Romanian woman, who is one of many

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Mother Teresa, and the Denver priest who was her kindred spirit

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Mother Teresa visited Denver, Colo. twice in the 1980s. Both times, one of her biggest fans was tasked with picking her up from the airport. Father Charles B. Woodrich, affectionately known in the community as Father Woody, figured out a way to be assigned to the task for her first visit in 1986. Longtime friend

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