As the sisters and their families mourn the slain women, they've asked for people to pray -- not only for the victims and their loved ones but also for their attacker.
The pope had prepared a normal audience talk, but given the devastation in central Italy, he decided to lead the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.
Bishop Murphy authorizes expanded collection for those affected by Louisiana flood and Italian earthquake+
Updated: Collection expanded to help those affected by earthquake in Italy.
Christians "must seize the opportunities of salvation" and not waste time on trivial things before the gate is closed,
'We will never build a culture of life by voting for politicians who support a culture of death.'
"We simply ask that all who seek to lead refrain from language that disrespects, dehumanizes or demonizes another."
During Lessons the students learned about giving and receiving mercy -- through prayer, time with Mercy Himself (Adoration), and works of Mercy.