The first explosion took place in the Catholic Church of Mary Immaculate at 7.15 am; the second in front of a Pentecostal Church and the third in the Church of Christ (Anglican), five minutes after the first attack.
JUCAMÉX is the Catholic youth movement of Mexico characterized by a missionary spirit: its purpose is to proclaim the Gospel to the whole world, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, according to the motto: "Christ sends us and the world needs us".
The Congregation for the Causes of Saints has given the nihil obstat - permitting to begin the process of canonization of Chaldean Iraqi priest Ragheed Ganni and the three deacons - Basman Yousef Daud, Wahid Hanna Isho and Gassan Isam Bidawid - killed June 3 2007 by a commando of armed men in Mosul, near the Chaldean church dedicated to the Holy Spirit.
Fear and hatred have no place when you make such a simple and friendly gesture to someone else.
Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer of Regensburg, Germany, who has led opposition to a proposal for intercommunion in the country, argues that the policy approved by a majority of German bishops cannot properly be implemented without the approval of all the world’s bishops, since it involves a shift in Catholic doctrine.
Pope Francis has asked the German bishops to reach their own settlement of the dispute.