Selfishness is a downer, proclaiming Christ brings joy, pope says
Selfishness only brings sadness
and bitterness, while stepping outside of oneself to evangelize is the
ultimate "pick me up" and source of joy, Pope Francis said.
Tornadoes exact deadly toll; region needs 'a lot of prayers right now'
Even after the initial death toll
was cut by more than half, the human and material devastation of a
string of tornadoes that buffeted areas of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma
City May 19-20 was incalculable.
Pope's schedule includes parish visit, Year of Faith liturgies
Between Pentecost and his trip to Brazil, Pope
Francis will preside over a prayer service with all the bishops of
Italy, visit a Rome parish and celebrate other liturgies -- both those
traditionally part of a pope's schedule and those designed specifically
for the Year of Faith.
Pope prays for victims of Oklahoma tornado
As the death toll rose from the massive tornado that
struck near Oklahoma City May 20, Pope Francis offered a special prayer
for the victims during his early morning Mass May 21 and later offered
his condolences through his Twitter account.
FCC to try rewriting broadcast indecency standards; will it succeed?
After running afoul of the courts
yet again, the Federal Communications Commission is taking another stab
at rewriting its regulations on indecent content on over-the-air
television and radio.