Archive of August 14, 2010

Pope Paul VI Institute to celebrate 25 years in Omaha

Aug 14, 2010 - 05:48 pm .- Early next month, the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in Omaha, Nebraska will celebrate 25 years since its inception with several festivities, including two days of international conferences.

Project Hope and Compassion marks five years in Mississippi

Aug 14, 2010 - 01:25 pm .- It has been five years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the recovery/rebuilding effort is ongoing, albeit outside the spotlight of the national media.

Taize leader emphasizes importance of ecumenism and trust

Aug 14, 2010 - 11:21 am .- The importance of trust would be on founder Br. Roger's mind if he were at Taize's celebrations this weekend. The founder's successor as head of the ecumenical Taize community, Brother Alois, spoke with CNA about ecumenism, the close relationship of the Popes with the community and shared some of the founder's final thoughts.

Sr. Jeannine Gramick claims disconnect between laity and bishops, says half of priests are homosexual

Aug 14, 2010 - 07:21 am .- Sr. Jeannine Gramick, founder of a dissenting outreach effort to homosexual persons, in an interview with a Dallas-area homosexual paper has claimed to see a disconnect between laity and the Catholic bishops. She also asserted that as many as 50 percent of Catholic priests are homosexual.

Taize celebrates anniversaries, founder's legacy

Aug 14, 2010 - 03:55 am .- The Taize community in central France will mark two important anniversaries on Saturday with a prayerful celebration. Five years after their founder's murder, the community works to carry out his vision of reaching out to those seeking to live every day as "a day for God."

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