Saudis arrest Filipino Catholics at Mass

Over this weekend let’s pray for Catholics throughout the world who are persecuted for their beliefs: RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi police raided a secret Catholic mass in Riyadh last week and arrested a dozen Filipinos and a Catholic priest, charging them with prosyletising, a local daily reported on Wednesday. The raid took place as some 150 Filipinos were attending the mass in a Riya... More

Good news in Oz, bad news in Eire for Young Catholics

Taking the bad first: Dublin, Apr. 20, 2007 ( – Irish residents showed a remarkable lack of basic knowledge about the Catholic faith in a recent national poll, the Iona Institute reports. The most striking ignorance was displayed by respondents between the ages of 19 and 24, who consistently scored well below the general population in the survey, conducted by the Lansdowne marke... More



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