Jun 7, 2010 - 11:06 pm .- Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish priest and martyr who died in 1984, was beatified in Warsaw on June 6 in a ceremony attended by over 100,000 people.
Jun 7, 2010 - 09:32 pm .- Bishop Jorge Luis Lona of San Luis, Argentina said last week that both “same-sex marriage and civil unions would constitute unjust discrimination against true marriage and the family. Citing a recent statement from the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, he said the bishops leave no room for doubt in their opposition to such proposals.
Jun 7, 2010 - 05:51 pm .- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, expressed hope this week that not everything in the world is lost because the world is sustained through prayer.
Jun 7, 2010 - 03:29 pm .- While a funeral for Bishop Luigi Padovese, Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia was being held in Iskenderun, Turkey today, new reports from the Turkish media are questioning the alleged insanity of Murat Altun, the personal driver and murderer of the Italian-born bishop.
Jun 7, 2010 - 02:39 pm .- In an interview last week the president of the Bishops’ Committee for Social Ministry, Bishop Alcides Jorge Pedro Casaetto, called on Argentineans to “promote comprehensive development” as the “key to eradicating poverty” in the country. This should be a priority for leaders as they mark the country’s Bicentennial from 2010-2016, he added.
Jun 7, 2010 - 10:37 am .- The Holy See made public a letter today showing that the Holy Father appointed Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, to represent the Pope at the upcoming Eucharistic Congress in Slovenia.