Category: News

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Dies

Catholic Culture reports: Alexei II, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia since 1990, died this morning. He was 79. Born in Estonia, the future head of Eastern Orthodoxy’s largest autocephalous Church– and the largest Christian group outside the Catholic Church– … Continue reading

New Commandant for Swiss Guard

Someone who knew Chief Anrig in his student days noted that his nickname was “Custos.” Custos is the Latin word for policeman. Swissinfo.ch reports: A 36-year-old police chief from central Switzerland was thrust into the limelight this week when he … Continue reading

Rosary Campaign for Peace in India

Bangalore, Nov 29, 2008 / 08:01 am (CNA).- Following a campaign in which nearly 500,000 Rosaries were prayed, a prayer initiative held for the victims of anti-Christian persecution in Orissa and elsewhere in India has ended in Bangalore. More here.