Archive of November 24, 2003

Important appointments, changes at the Vatican curia

Nov 24, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Pope John Paul II announced this Monday some changes and appointments at the Vatican Curia. The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the office of archivist and librarian of the Holy Roman Church, presented by Argentinean Cardinal Jorge Maria Mejia, and appointed Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, who was Undersecretary for the Relations with the States.

All Christians can contribute actively in building the Kingdom of God, Pope says

Nov 24, 2003 - 12:00 am .- During the Angelus prayer last Sunday,  during the solemnity of Christ the King, Pope John Paul said all Christians, with their own charismas, can contribute in building the Kingdom of God.

Catholic fund-raising keeps on track, research finds

Nov 24, 2003 - 12:00 am .- In spite of some studies that predicted Roman Catholics would dramatically reduce donations to the Catholic Church, surveys show that while several U.S. dioceses failed to meet their fund-raising goals, giving to parishes overall actually rose this year.

Philadelphia Catholics in awe before relic of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Nov 24, 2003 - 12:00 am .- A half-inch piece of cactus cloth in a small glass case has been drawing crowds and creating a sense of awe among American Catholics recently.

Catholic school program in Pittsburgh a model for special education nationwide

Nov 24, 2003 - 12:00 am .- A nationally recognized school program, hailed as a model for inclusive, “Christ-centered” Catholic education, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

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