Pope Francis, Catholics Celebrate World Youth Day in Brazil

“I absolutely think there is renewed happiness within the Church that began with the election of Pope Francis”

Pope Francis, Catholics Celebrate World Youth Day in Brazil

Brazilian Catholics are celebrating the arrival of Pope Francis late Monday. The pontiff is going to celebrate the World Youth Day in Rio de Jainero, in a historical week-long visit. Brazil is expecting 2.5 million faithful Catholics for the occasion. Before leaving for Rio de Janeiro, the Pope, tweeted on the Vatican official account, “I am […]

Abu Ghraib Prison Attacked, al-Qaeda Commanders Escape

Abu Ghraib Prison Attacked, al-Qaeda Commanders Escape

Notorious Iraqi prison Abu Ghraib, along with another Baghdad jail, were attacked Sunday evening in a well-coordinated, military style assault. During the attacks, a number of prisoners – including al-Qaeda commanders – managed to escape. According to a BBC News report, the jails came under mortar fire, before cars packed with explosives were used to […]