Former president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Fr. Michael Scanlan, will receive the Povarello medal constituted for the ones who with resilience, practice Christian charity, emulating St. Francis in love and service.
Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, Thomas Paprocki emphasised that the Catholic Senator, Richard Durbin should not be allowed to receive Holy Communion, as he has retracted from the teachings of the Church.
A violent mob of Pakistani Muslims in the Shahdara neighbourhood of Lahore carried wooden sticks and placards, burning tires and threatening the Christians in the area in protest to a Christian sanitary worker, Patras Masih's derogatory post in Facebook, bruising the Muslim sentiments.
Eric Groth, the head of 'Outside Da Box'(ODB) Productions and the executive producer of 'Paul, Apostle of Christ', which is to release on March 23rd this year, expresses that the movie which recounts Christian persecution in Rome, as a "story of God's mercy".
Haylesilassie Kahsay, an Ethiopian Coptic priest, ascends a 250m steep cliff daily to pray in the Abuna Yemata Guh, established by St. Abuna Yemata, one of the nine priests who helped in spreading Christianity in Ethiopia in the initial years.
An Italian sculptor, Jacopo Cardillo, known in the art world as Jago, gave many an art lover a "shock" by sculpting and portraying Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, figuratively shirtless rather than in the papal regalia.
Bishop Robert J. Coyle, who was serving for the U.S. Military Services as an Episcopal Vicar for the Eastern Half of the United States, has been appointed by Pope Francis to be the auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre, Long Island.