Articles on this issue "fast"
Faced with the barbarity of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), many Christians are left wondering, “What can we do to help our brothers and sisters in Christ who are being persecuted …read more
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, has called for a day of prayer and fasting this Saturday for the victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines last week. The cardinal …read more
Is fasting a practice that Christians share with other believers? Can fasting and prayer really change the course of history? What is the signficance and meaning of fasting for peace in Syria …read more
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Pope's secretary of state, has scheduled a special briefing for ambassadors accredited to the Holy See to speak with them about the importance of the Day of …read more
Prayers and fasting are being held in the Monastery of Saint Moses the Ethiopian in Syria for kidnapped Jesuit Father Paolo Dall’Oglio. Fr. Dall’Oglio, an Italian priest who has worked in …read more
Though the idea of depriving oneself of food is hardly appealing, fasting gives fruits and genuine conversion, according to a retreat leader in France. Jean Christophe Normand works with …read more