Archive of July 24, 2010

Archbishop Fulton Sheen returns to silver screen in new documentary

Jul 24, 2010 - 08:02 pm .- A documentary on the life of Archbishop Fulton Sheen is being shown in pre-release screenings across the country, as part of an effort to raise awareness of the late archbishop, whose cause for sainthood is currently underway.

Courage apostolate offers annual conference for Catholics who experience same-sex attractions

Jul 24, 2010 - 06:23 pm .- Courage, the Church-approved ministry devoted to helping Catholics who experience same-sex attractions live in accordance with Catholic moral teaching, will hold its 22nd annual conference in Mundelein, Illinois next week.

Catholic Church will never ‘celebrate same-sex unions,’ asserts Scottish bishop

Jul 24, 2010 - 03:37 pm .- "Not now, not in the future, not ever," wrote a Scottish bishop on the possibility of same-sex marriages in the Catholic Church. The prelate's comments came after U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron gave sweeping support for gay unions celebrated in places of worship.

Faithful in England prepare for Cardinal Newman beatification

Jul 24, 2010 - 10:46 am .- Birmingham's Cofton Park is set to be filled with Catholics for Cardinal John Henry Newman's beatification ceremony on Sept. 19. The momentum of the occasion is bringing attention to several projects to remember the late cardinal.

Catholics United raising $500,000 to monitor ‘religious right,’ defend against pro-life groups

Jul 24, 2010 - 08:30 am .- The pro-Obama group Catholics United has announced it is trying to raise $500,000 to support Democratic Congressional candidates who backed the health care legislation passed earlier this year. It aims to fund the monitoring of the activities of “the religious right” and to defend the candidates from campaigns by “Republican-affiliated” pro-life groups.

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