Catholic madonna of Charity roam in a popemobile

Pope Benedict XVI will place a golden rose before the statue of Our Lady of Charity, the patroness of Cuba, during his March 26-28 visit to the country. Cuban officials also said it was “foreseeable” that the Pope would meet with 86-year-old Fidel Castro, reported the Efe News Agency. Cuba’s current president, Raul Castro, may… Read More Catholic madonna of Charity roam in a popemobile

Pope wants unity around the Roman Catholic eucharist

Christians must be converted to the Roman Catholic eucharist, to achieve ecumenical unity. The theme for 2012 Week of Prayer – “All shall be changed by the victory of Jesus Christ our Lord” – was crafted by the Polish Ecumenical Council. The Pope spoke about unity to over 8,000 pilgrims gathered in the Vatican’s Paul… Read More Pope wants unity around the Roman Catholic eucharist

73 Egyptian football fans killed by brethren in Port Said

At least 73 people have been killed in clashes between rival fans following a football match in the Egyptian city of Port Said, state television reports. The deaths occurred as supporters invaded the pitch after a match between top-tier clubs Masry and al-Ahly on Wednesday. It is feared the death toll could rise as at… Read More 73 Egyptian football fans killed by brethren in Port Said