Archive of July 5, 2009

Delaware Church site of rally to end local violence

Jul 5, 2009 - 02:03 pm .- Underneath a tableau depicting Mary at the foot of the cross bearing her dying son Jesus, Jackie Latson tearfully urged about 110 men gathered at St. Paul’s Church in Wilmington, Delaware last Saturday to take back the streets and stop the violence that left her son dead.

Pope Benedict decries bombing at Philippines cathedral

Jul 5, 2009 - 12:08 pm .- This morning in the Filipino town of Cotabato City, a bomb was detonated near the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, killing at least five people and wounding some 34 others. After praying the Angelus at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI expressed his "deep rejection" of the attack and prayed for the victims.

Christ answers world's bloodshed with sacrifice of his life, Pope teaches

Jul 5, 2009 - 11:43 am .- Pope Benedict XVI dedicated his reflections before today's Angelus prayer to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus. Recalling that the first Sunday of July was in the past dedicated to the devotion of the Most Precious Blood of Christ, he spoke of the Blood of Christ as a “source of hope in a world torn apart by violence and hatred.”

Life of St. Maria Goretti to be celebrated on July 6

Jul 5, 2009 - 05:03 am .- Monday marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr whose life is an example of purity and mercy for all Christians.

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