Archive of August 28, 2010

Fr. Euteneuer to leave HLI, return to Palm Beach diocese

Aug 28, 2010 - 05:52 pm .- Human Life International (HLI) announced on Aug. 27 that president Fr. Thomas Euteneuer has stepped down from his position and will return to work in his Palm Beach diocese at the request of his bishop.

Catholic commentators weigh in on Glenn Beck ‘Restore Honor’ rally and Tea Parties

Aug 28, 2010 - 05:26 pm .- A well-attended Saturday rally in Washington, D.C. which linked U.S. patriotism and religiosity has sparked comparisons to a religious revival. Two Catholic commentators have offered different views of the rally’s possible effects while discussing the place of religion and social issues in the Tea Party movement.

St. Augustine's life shows troubled youth how to 'soar,' says cardinal on feast day

Aug 28, 2010 - 01:50 pm .- St. Augustine's life is still a strong witness for youth in the search for truth today amid life’s distractions, Cardinal Angelo Comastri has told Vatican Radio. He added that the fourth-century saint offers an example of how to rise above one’s circumstances and find meaning.

New missionary community serves the spiritual needs of the Catholic minority in Russia

Aug 28, 2010 - 01:15 pm .- According to the U.S. Department of State, there are more than 100 million Orthodox Christians in Russia. Contrast that with about 600,000 Roman Catholics and you can appreciate the difficult task of tending to the spiritual needs of Catholics in the former Soviet Union.

More details released on Ambassador Kmiec car accident

Aug 28, 2010 - 07:49 am .- Authorities released more details surrounding a car accident earlier this week which killed a 74-year-old religious sister and caused serious injuries to a priest and Ambassador Doug Kmiec.

New Mother Teresa exhibition gets thumbs up from Cardinal Ouellet

Aug 28, 2010 - 05:31 am .- For the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa's birth a "very moving" exhibition dedicated to the life and works of the blessed has been opened all over the planet. The Vatican's new head of bishops, who was on hand for last Thursday's inauguration in Rome, stated his appreciation for the exhibit and hoped that many would be able to see it.

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