My recent visit to Sudan corresponded with the first Sudanese bishops annual meeting in Khartoum in nearly 20 years that included both northern and southern bishops. The bishops, separated by a long civil war, were again united, and the joy was palpable. After a jubilant open-air Mass, nearly 5,000
Women Foundation Heads Meet With Vatican OfficialsA group of U.S. and European Catholic lay women representing their family foundations traveled to Rome last month to discuss the role of women in the church with leading Vatican officials. Representatives of the Amaturo Family Foundation, the Mary J.
With The Mother of the Lord the Pontifical International Marian Academy offers the reader a systematic academic presentation on the person and mission of Mary the mother of God The preface of the work explains what this book is and by virtue of that explanation the reader understands what this
Gulnora Huseinova was in trouble. When she got divorced a few years ago, she was left to care for her child, which is no easy matter for a single woman in Khujand, Tajikistan. She decided to start her own business at the local market, but she needed $800 to purchase grain. The problem was that she h