Articles on this issue "monks"
A group of armed men kidnapped six Orthodox monks in Georgia and demanded a ransom of $1 million, police in Tbilisi reported. Authorities believe the monks are being held somewhere near the …read more
John Paul II urged a group of Armenian monks to take part in "frontier ecumenism" with Christians in their homeland. The Pope on Saturday received in audience monks of the Abad Mechitar …read more
A new edition of the historical Blaj Bible was presented today, part of an effort to foster reconciliation between the Catholic and Romanian Orthodox Churches. The Blaj translation was made in …read more
The discovery of the bodies of seven Trappist monks in Algeria on May 21, 1996, sent shock waves through the country and the Muslim community in the region. The seven, of the Monastery of Our …read more
The Vaticans official spokesman downplayed speculation that John Paul II is facing an impossible task when he travels to Greece on Friday and Saturday. Joaquin Navarro-Valls said the Pope …read more
FIDES).- At least one theologian is optimistic about the outcome of the Popes visit to Athens, Greece, this Wednesday and Thursday. "The atmosphere is hostile, but John Paul IIs trip will …read more
Here is a translation of John Paul IIs address at todays general audience. * * * 1. Before beginning the commentary on individual Psalms and Canticles of Praise, today we complete the …read more