In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

The Catholic convert who founded the Society of the Atonement, Father Paul Wattson, S.A., could be one step closer to recognition as a saint. “Father Paul started a small week of prayer on the top of a mountain in Garrison, and now it’s a worldwide movement,” Father Brian Terry, S.A., the minister general for the… Continue reading In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

Authorities on high alert – Al-Qaeda plans attacks to thwart U.S. elections

U.S. authorities believe terror group al-Qaeda is plotting attacks in three states on election day. According to CBS News, unnamed sources revealed al-Qaeda could be planning attacks in the U.S., leaving officials no choice but to take the threat seriously. No specific locations were mentioned; however, CBS believes New York, Texas and Virginia are the… Continue reading Authorities on high alert – Al-Qaeda plans attacks to thwart U.S. elections

Breathtaking Mother Teresa's Status unveiled as a gift in New York

Hundreds gathered outside St. Athanasius Catholic Church in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York, to see the unveiling of a very special gift. The President of the Republic of Albania, Bujar Nishani, unveiled a beautiful statue of Mother Teresa, who is officially recognized as St. Teresa of Calcutta by the Catholic Church, holding a… Continue reading Breathtaking Mother Teresa's Status unveiled as a gift in New York

Homeless man attacks officers with meat cleaver

A 32-year-old man threatened then attacked NYPD officers with a meat cleaver pulled from the waistband of his pants in the middle of a busy New York City street. Akram Joudeh was living in a white Nissan Sentra in New York City. A career criminal, Joudeh was found to have several charges against him, including… Continue reading Homeless man attacks officers with meat cleaver

Are the angels sending a message? Miraculous apparition found in the light of 9/11 tribute (PHOTO)

Is it an angel, or is it Our Lord, Jesus Christ? A freelance photographer has captured what appears to be an apparition standing at the top of The Tribute in Light at the World Trade Center site. Richard McCormack had taken many photos of the site that night, but the miraculous image appeared in only… Continue reading Are the angels sending a message? Miraculous apparition found in the light of 9/11 tribute (PHOTO)

Pope Francis pleads with nations to act now on climate change

NEW YORK — Pope Francis brought his campaign for action on climate change to the United Nations Friday, proclaiming the existence of a “right of the environment” and pleading with countries to stop abusing it. In remarks to the largest gathering of world leaders in UN history — close to 200 prime ministers, presidents, and… Continue reading Pope Francis pleads with nations to act now on climate change

‘This is a place where we shed tears,’ Pope says at 9/11 memorial

‘This place of death became a place of life, too,’ says Holy Father The memorial to the victims of the 9/11 terror attack in New York City is “a place where we shed tears”, Pope has said during an emotional visit to the site. Honouring both the pain and the strength of the families of… Continue reading ‘This is a place where we shed tears,’ Pope says at 9/11 memorial

Pope Francis to women religious: where would the Church be without you?

At Vespers the Pope also warned priests and religious in New York against ‘worldly comfort’ During an evening prayer service at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked the nation’s priests, brothers and women religious for their service and gave particular thanks to women religious, saying: “Where would the Church be without you?”… Continue reading Pope Francis to women religious: where would the Church be without you?

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