Archive of February 22, 2009

Celebrant singers spread the message of Christ’s love

Feb 22, 2009 - 10:36 pm .- The Celebrant Singers, an international and interdenominational missionary organization, spreads the Gospel through its repertoire of contemporary Christian music.  Over the years, the group has played for audiences in nearly 100 countries, including performances for World Youth Day and Mother Teresa.

Manhattan confessionals to be open for 24 hours in Lenten event

Feb 22, 2009 - 07:46 pm .- The Cathedral of St. Patrick Young Adults and the Archdiocese of New York have announced a “24 Hours of Confession” program to make the Sacrament available round-the-clock in Manhattan from March 6 to March 7.

Professor Kmiec calls Pope's clarification to Pelosi ‘intrusive’

Feb 22, 2009 - 03:23 pm .- Professor Douglas Kmiec, the scholar who provided a justification for allowing Catholics to vote for Barack Obama, despite the president's consistent pro-abortion track record, wrote last week on Time Magazine's website that Pope Benedict XVI's words to Nancy Pelosi were "intrusive" in legal matters, because they put the whole judicial system in an impossible moral dilemma.

Pope highlights primacy of Church of Rome, asks for prayers

Feb 22, 2009 - 11:57 am .- Before reciting the Angelus at noon today, Pope Benedict XVI explained that today, February 22, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter. He asked the tens of thousands of pilgrims to pray that he is able to bring unity to the Church and “faithfully accomplish the task Divine Providence has placed upon him as Successor to the Apostle Peter.”

Obama eclipses Jesus as Americans' hero, poll finds

Feb 22, 2009 - 01:11 am .- Respondents to an online poll which asked them to name their heroes were more likely to name President Barack Obama than Jesus Christ.

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