August 2015

Taking the first step

2015-08-26 08:18

A young jogger tripped and fell on the uneven road surface. Embarrassment rather than her lack of injury quickly forced her to stand up and continue on her way.

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The Pope cared. Do we?

2015-08-20 07:28

In July 2013, for his first visit outside Rome, Pope Francis chose the island of Lampedusa, targeted destination for hundreds of thousands of would-be migrants from North Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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St Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr

2015-08-13 14:03

Father Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan friar, starved almost to the point of death, was finally killed in Auschwitz by an injection of carbolic acid on 14 August 1941.

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