Mar 6, 2010 - 06:07 pm .- On Friday, the Archdiocese of Denver defended its decision to not readmit a local same-sex couple's child into a Catholic school, saying, “Parents living in open discord with Catholic teaching in areas of faith and morals unfortunately choose by their actions to disqualify their children from enrollment.”
Mar 6, 2010 - 02:10 pm .- An exhibit of sacred works by a Denver artist depicting Lenten and Easter themes ranging from the passion of Christ through Pentecost, will be on display at the John Paul II Center starting next week.
Mar 6, 2010 - 12:35 pm .- In response to a sexual abuse claim that surfaced this week involving a member of the famed boys’ choir of Regensburg, where the Pope’s brother served as director for 30 years, the local bishop came to Fr. Georg Ratzinger’s defense noting that the instances of abuse took place before he was in charge.
Mar 6, 2010 - 11:24 am .- The Italian media is reporting that Pope Benedict XVI authorized an official inquiry into the Marian apparitions at Medjugorje. The commission to examine the case is said to be led by Cardinal Camillo Ruini.
Mar 6, 2010 - 10:38 am .- Church leaders are defending the last remaining Catholic adoption agency in England and Wales against homosexual equality laws that will force it to close. They say children in the agency’s care will suffer, charging that the government is trying to force the agency to disregard Church teaching.
Mar 6, 2010 - 09:24 am .- The Holy Father met with thousands of members of the Italian Civil Protection Service on Saturday in the Paul VI Hall. He commended their voluntary service in protection of the common good and the dignity of man, comparing their work to that of the Good Samaritan.
Mar 6, 2010 - 08:01 am .- Early this week, a delegation of Catholic bishops from the U.S. toured Port-au-Prince, the recently-devastated capital of Haiti. During their stay, the prelates visited the Louverture Cleary School, a tuition-free, Catholic, co-ed, secondary boarding school for under-privileged Haitian children.
Mar 6, 2010 - 02:01 am .- Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first of three Friday Lenten meditations this morning in the Redemptoris Mater chapel of the Apostolic Palace. He emphasized the importance and meaning of grace within the Church and warned of a tendency in the Western world to reject it.