Fr Mauricio Bermudez, Parochial Vicar of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora, CO, spoke to CNA on Friday, July 20, 2012 about the impact of the Shooting at the Aurora Century Theatre where 12 died and over 50 were wounded. The parish is located just blocks from the theater. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila celebrated a memorial Mass at the church for all those effected by the tragedy. Read more here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/denvers-bishops-grieve-with-community-after-shooting-massacre/
To keep illness at bay, CRS distributed water purification tablets and oral rehydration salts to 55,000 people in Pakistan. Parents strain water through cloth to get the worst of the debris out, and then add tablets that take 30 minutes to work.
During the Angelus, Benedict XVI remembered the victims of the tragic earthquake that hit Japan and has left thousands dead.
www.romereports.com Life in Iraq remains difficult: A country ravaged by war, where violence continues to increase. When Baghdad residents leave their house they don’t know if they will return alive. It’s a real danger for all Iraqi’s, but especially for the Christian minority.