Mar 14, 2010 - 05:47 pm .- Early this week, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts hosted a panel in which Planned Parenthood was allowed to distribute brochures containing sexually explicit material to the young girls. The panel served as part of the annual U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
Mar 14, 2010 - 04:00 pm .- The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist added another landmark to the Holy City on March 8 when its new steeple and cross were hoisted into place. After the 12:05 p.m. Mass, hundreds of people gathered on the Cathedral lawn to watch as Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone blessed the new addition from a scissor lift before it was raised skyward.
Mar 14, 2010 - 01:53 pm .- Watching news reports of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on Saturday, Nicole Jean-Gilles was drawn back to that fateful day seven weeks ago when she was nearly killed during the quake that rocked Haiti.
Mar 14, 2010 - 01:21 pm .- Presiding over the mid-day Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the day's Gospel that presents the parable of the prodigal son. He explained that “only experiencing forgiveness, recognizing ourselves loved by a free love, greater than our misery, but also our justice, can we finally enter into a truly filial and free relationship with God.”
Mar 14, 2010 - 07:23 am .- In the aftermath of the disastrous January earthquake in Haiti, the Archdiocese of Miami has announced pastoral initiatives to collaborate with Haitian clergy in recovery efforts. Clergy from the archdiocese will minister in refugee camps and care for orphans will be organized. Volunteers for medical missions are also being sought.
Mar 14, 2010 - 05:16 am .- On Wednesday, March 17, the Church, along with the rest of the world, will celebrate the feast of St. Patrick of Ireland.