Archive of October 11, 2009

Cardinal McCarrick brings immigration reform message to Senate

Oct 11, 2009 - 06:34 pm .- Comprehensive immigration reform is needed to help bring undocumented immigrants “out of the shadows” and to reunite them with their families, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington Cardinal Theodore McCarrick told a Senate subcommittee on Thursday.

Mary is the star that guides us to holiness, says Holy Father during Angelus

Oct 11, 2009 - 11:27 am .- Presiding over the Sunday Angelus following the canonization Mass for five new saints, Pope Benedict XVI stressed that "the Virgin Mary is the star that guides" us in every "area of holiness."

Holy Father canonizes five new saints

Oct 11, 2009 - 10:45 am .- Today, Pope Benedict XVI canonized five new saints in St. Peter’s Basilica, including Fr. Damian of Molokai. During his homily, the Holy Father noted that all of the saints followed the invitation of Christ: "Come, follow me!"

Catholic newspaper editor urges fighting anti-Catholicism by being faithful

Oct 11, 2009 - 05:45 am .- The editor of the archdiocesan newspaper of Minneapolis-St. Paul says Catholics shouldn’t believe that anti-Catholicism is uncommon among the general public. The best way to fight anti-Catholicism is to be a good, faithful Catholic, he advised.

First female Doctor of the Church to be honored this week

Oct 11, 2009 - 05:05 am .- On Thursday, October 15, Catholics will celebrate the feast of St. Teresa of Avila, the first woman to be proclaimed Doctor of the Church.

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