Category: News

The Most Inspiring Story I’ve Read in a Long Time

ULAANBAATAR (UCAN) — Lucia Otgongerel has neither hands nor legs, but after becoming a Catholic, her life changed from depression to joy. Otgongerel’s joy comes from teaching seven special children at Faith Center, a little school that St. Mary’s Parish in Ulaanbaatar … Continue reading

Underground Priests Forbidden to Minister During Olympics

BEIJING (UCAN) — “Underground” Church clergy who work near Beijing have faced restrictions on their work in the run-up to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Near the capital, quite a number of bishops and priests not affiliated with the government-sanctioned “open” Church … Continue reading

Freed Hostage Consecrates Herself to the Sacred Heart

LONDON (Catholic Herald) – After six years in captivity Ingrid Betancourt, the French-Colombian hostage, was rescued by Colombian special forces. Her first action was to arrange to go to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Paris. In an interview … Continue reading

Solzhenitsyn, Chronicler of Soviet Labor Camps, Dies at 89

This great man, who did so much to publicize the corruption of the Soviet system, was also an unheeded prophet of doom condemning Western liberalism and hedonism. Read the obit at The Moscow Times.

9 of 10 Down’s Syndrome Babies Aborted in Spain

Madrid, Jul 31, 2008 / 10:19 am (CNA).- The National Association for the Defense of the Right to Conscientious Objection is deploring new data this week that indicates that 9 out every 10 babies diagnosed with Down’s syndrome are aborted … Continue reading

Catholics in Zimbabwe Suffer for their Faith

An eyewitness from Zimbabwe, who for safety reasons must remain anonymous, has sent the following report to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN): “Two weeks ago we celebrated the opening of the Year of Saint Paul in our parish … Continue reading

A Daughter’s Tribute to a Champion of the Faith

This is a must read.  Colleen Carroll Campbell paints an unforgettable picture of hope in this beautiful tribute to a beautiful soul, her father. My father, Thomas Patrick Carroll, Sr., was always a man of hope.