Archive of March 7, 2010

South Africa bishops’ World Cup website features ‘virtual chapel’ for fans

Mar 7, 2010 - 06:52 pm .- Less than 100 days before the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa, the Catholic bishops of the country have launched a website that delivers Catholic information relevant to the event. Planned for the site is a “virtual chapel” where soccer fans can leave prayer intentions for their teams.

Sainthood promoted for Mississippi priest

Mar 7, 2010 - 01:50 pm .- Father Benjamín Piovan, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Saltillo, Mexico, traveled to Mississippi recently to talk with Bishop Joseph Latino about a movement among the people of Saltillo to have a Mississippi priest declared a saint.

True wisdom needed to understand suffering, Holy Father teaches

Mar 7, 2010 - 12:48 pm .- Following his visit to the Roman parish of St. John of the Cross on Sunday, the Holy Father returned to the Apostolic Palace for the Angelus.  In his remarks, the Pope underscored the need to see suffering as an opportunity to bring about "a greater good."

Parishioners have responsibility for mission of the Church, says Benedict XVI

Mar 7, 2010 - 11:26 am .- On Sunday morning, the Holy Father celebrated Mass at St. John of the Cross, a parish located in the northern part of Rome.  In his first visit to the relatively new church, Pope Benedict reminded the congregation that they are "co-responsible" for the Church and her mission.

Speakers announced for upcoming Von Hildebrand conference in Rome

Mar 7, 2010 - 07:59 am .- On Thursday, the Von Hildebrand Legacy Project announced a list of speakers who will be presenting at its upcoming conference in Rome.

Church to honor life of Reformation martyr

Mar 7, 2010 - 05:05 am .- On March 10, the universal Church will celebrate the life of Saint John Ogilvie, a former Calvinist who was martyred in Scotland during the Protestant Reformation.

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