Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The Family is a “path to holiness and first line of evangelization,” said Luis Fernando Figari, Superior General of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae and Founder of the international Christian Life Movement during an address to the International Theological Pastoral Congress on the Family.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Pope Benedict XVI today received prelates from the Croatian Bishops' Conference, who have just completed their "ad limina" visit. The Holy Father called on the bishops to continue preaching the Gospel in their changing country.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Russian Patriarch Alexy II insisted on the need for the Russian Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches to cooperate facing the challenges of the current culture in modern Europe, reported Interfax.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The chief rabbi has asked Pope Benedict XVI to denounce an international gay festival, scheduled to take place this year in Jerusalem, reported Haaretz.com.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The national director of Priests of Life is calling on Christians to pray for the continued conversion of abortion practitioners.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Marampudi Joji of Hyderabad and other Christian leaders are demanding that authorities take immediate action against Hindu radicals who harassed four Missionaries of Charity, reported the Catholic Bishops Conference of India.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- The President of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Cardinal Julian Herranz, requested that the world’s legislators consider passing legislation recognizing marriage as “the union of one man and one woman, open to procreation.”
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Lebanon is the last hope for Christianity in the Middle East - that was the message from a Lebanese priest speaking recently at an event in support of the suffering Church.
Jul 6, 2006 - 12:00 am .- Organizers of the Fifth World Meeting of Families confirmed yesterday that the schedule of Pope Benedict XVI will be adjusted to include a visit the site of the metro disaster which took the life of 41 people in Valencia on Monday.