Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- In an interview with Vatican Radio, the president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, Archbishop Stanislao Rylko, said today’s ecclesial movements are “a powerful response of the Holy Spirit to the challenges of our time and a way of responding to the phenomenon of sects in Latin America and their cheap offerings of happiness.”
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Nicholas Cheong of Seoul, South Korea, called on Catholics this week to “pray for North Korea so that our brothers and sisters in that land may live happily and be blessed with God’s mercy”.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, said this week the bishops do not intervene in public life based on the human sciences but rather inspired by the light of the Gospels.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- A three-day conference in Rome promises to address timely issues and effective approaches in Church communications.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Bishop Olmstead of Phoenix has put into question a controversial practice to administer Communion to an autistic child, a decision which has sparked critics against the Church from people unfamiliar to Catholic teaching.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Nearly 2,000 people are expected to attend the third annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC, April 7.
‘To assume the dignity that God wished for us means adopting attitudes at times heroic and worthy of eternal reward’, says PopeMar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- “Indeed,” he pointed out, “human beings, irrespective of the conditions in which they live and of the capacities they are capable of expressing, possess unique and extraordinary worth from the very beginning of their existence to the moment of natural death."
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has added his voice to Italian religious and civil leaders in calling for the immediate release of 17-month old Tommaso Onofri, who was kidnapped from his parent’s northern Italian home on March 2nd.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Ohio’s small Franciscan University of Steubenville has announced its unique contribution to an upcoming Vatican meeting which will explore the meaning and role of beauty in faith and culture.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- As the April 9 national elections draw near in Peru, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thore of Lima is calling of the faithful to vote for those who defend life and the family.
Mar 7, 2006 - 12:00 am .- More than 1,000 children, teenagers and adults filled the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Northeast yesterday to prepare to enter the Catholic Church this Easter. A number that is increasing each year.