Archive of June 15, 2008

Steubenville conference calls young adults to love and evangelize

Jun 15, 2008 - 05:08 pm .- "We speak of hearts being broken, of being torn. The depth of your heart is complete intimacy. God gives us the depth of his heart (by) allowing it to be hurt. That is the depth of his love,” said Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, at the opening Mass of the Young Adults Conference, held at Franciscan University of Steubenville, May 31-June 1. "He has chosen you to be here and shows his heart so that you can see it. You can view and know his heart."

Revelation of judge’s obscene web site prompts calls for resignation

Jun 15, 2008 - 02:07 pm .- Concerned Women for America has called for the resignation of a federal judge in California whose explicit website was exposed while he presided over an obscenity trial.

Father Emil Kapaun’s cause for sainthood to be officially opened

Jun 15, 2008 - 12:00 pm .- The Cause for the Canonization of Father Emil Kapaun, an Army Chaplain who died while in a North Korean Prisoner of War Camp in 1951, will be officially opened on June 29.  Father Emil Kapaun, a native of Pilsen, was ordained for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita on June 9, 1940. After serving as a priest in the diocese, Father Kapaun asked to be allowed to serve as a U.S. Army chaplain.

Cooperation and peace are part of Christian message, Pope recalls

Jun 15, 2008 - 11:01 am .- Thousands of people prayed the Angelus at midday Sunday with Pope Benedict XVI in the Italian city of Brindisi.  The Holy Father told the people that they are true signs of peace – which must be spread among nations.

Catholic boy in UK refuses Cub Scout pledge of allegiance to Queen

Jun 15, 2008 - 08:00 am .- An eight-year-old Catholic boy cannot be a Cub Scout in Britain because he refuses to pledge allegiance to the Queen of the United Kingdom on religious grounds.

Catholics in Singapore prepare for Pauline Year

Jun 15, 2008 - 03:00 am .- Catholics in Singapore are preparing for the beginning of the Pauline Year, which will be inaugurated in the country with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nicholas Chia.

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