January 5, 2012

Filipinos warned to leave after landslide devastates mining community

MANILA, Philippines – Residents of a small mining community in the southern Philippines continued mining for gold Jan. 5 despite a landslide that swept through their village and government warnings to evacuate, a Catholic priest said.
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More ‘Angels’ in actress Roma Downey’s future

WASHINGTON – Just when you might have forgotten about the family-friendly television series “Touched by an Angel,” series star Roma Downey is tweaking the concept.
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Ten years after abuse scandal, Boston cardinal reflects on its impact

BOSTON – “Our church will never forget the clergy sexual abuse crisis,” said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston in a document marking the 10th anniversary of the abuse scandal that first rocked the archdiocese in January 2002, the reverberations of which continue to be felt.
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Local men profess vows as Dominicans

Two graduates of the University of Maryland College Park took a step closer to becoming Dominican priests after professing their solemn vows late in the summer of 2011 at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C.
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Co-workers with God for economic justice

Shall crime bring crime forever Strength aiding still the strong? Is it your will, O Father That men shall toil For wrong? from the musical, “Godspell”
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