Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Catholics must vote in accordance with the moral teachings of the Church, said Archbishop Raymond Burke in a pastoral letter published last week in the archdiocesan newspaper, the St. Louis Review. Read Archbishop Burke's full letter at: http://www.stlouisreview.com/article.php?id=7051
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Speaking at an award ceremony on Saturday where KTO French Catholic television and the French political magazine "Politique International" ("International Politics"), awarded him the "Prize for Political Courage," Pope John Paul II appealed for peace and for the release of hostages in Iraq.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- On Sunday in St. Peter's Square, in a ceremony attended by 30,000 pilgrims including dozens of members from the royal families of Europe, who appeared in their traditional colorful garments, Pope John Paul II beatified Servants of God Pierre Vigne (1670-1740), Joseph-Marie Cassant (1878-1903), Anna Katharina Emmerick (1774-1824), Maria Ludovica De Angelis (1880-1962) and Emperor Charles of Austria (1887-1922).
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- The Legionaries of Chirst, a congregation of priests founded in Mexico in 1941, have given birth to the European University of Rome, a private, Catholic, civilly recognized institution which will maintain a particular focus on the philosophy, history, and legal thought of Europe’s past, present, and future.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- This morning Pope John Paul II received pilgrims who participated yesterday in the beatification of the Servants of God Pierre Vigne, Joseph-Marie Cassant, Anna Katharina Emmerick, Maria Ludovica De Angelis and Charles of Austria, and spoke about the spirituality and message that the new blesseds leave us.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- In a letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell, the U.S. bishops said the U.S. government can do more to help end the genocide and humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Local Catholics are calling it a miracle and claiming that God has sent them a message through a fibreglass statue of Christ that washed up on the shores of the Rio Grande.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Classes began nearly one month ago, but Catholic Rush Week is just getting under way at Oregon State University’s Newman Center this week.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is joining Lutheran, Muslim and Protestant leaders in calling for citizens to cast their vote this fall for candidates that defend moral values and the family.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Monsignor Gennaro Verolino, an elderly Italian priest, received the “Per Anger” award last Saturday. Established by the Swedish government, the award was given to Msgr. Verolino for his efforts to save Jews from the Nazis during World War II.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- A new book promises to help U.S. Catholics understand the key issues of the next presidential election and make an informed choice at the voting booth Nov. 2.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- A state representative from Buenos Aires has sponsored a measure before the local parliament that calls for the creation of “sexual education workshops for parents,” enabling them to more effectively assume the moral and human formation of their children.
Oct 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced it will send emergency assistance to the Diocese of Les Gonaives, located in the region of Haiti hardest hit by Hurricane Jeanne.