Archive of September 6, 2010

First Dalit archbishop laid to rest, hailed as champion of the oppressed

Sep 6, 2010 - 07:07 pm .- A massive crowd gathered in the city of Vijayawada in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on August 30, to honor the memory of the recently deceased Archbishop Marampudi Joji of Hyderabad. The archbishop died on August 27 of a heart attack, his second since 2002. He was 68.

Angel of Light Statue dedicated to Katrina volunteers

Sep 6, 2010 - 01:11 pm .- Our Lady of the Gulf Parish said thanks to the many volunteers from all over the country who helped rebuild the historic waterfront church with the August 29 dedication of a statue, five years to the day Hurricane Katrina ravaged Hancock County.

Cardinal O’Brien accuses BBC of attempting to 'humiliate' Pope

Sep 6, 2010 - 09:02 am .- Cardinal Keith O’Brien, the senior Catholic authority in Scotland, accused the BBC on Sunday  of  being contaminated by “a radically secular and socially liberal mindset.” Then prelate added that the public corporation headed by Mark Thompson, a 52-year-old Jesuit educated Catholic, should appoint a religion editor immediately.

Catholics presented as 'unsung heroes' in fight against AIDS in Papua New Guinea

Sep 6, 2010 - 07:57 am .- The Minister for Community Development of Papua New Guinea, Carol Kidu, said during a U.N. forum in Melbourne, Australia this week that the religious sisters, priests and Catholic missionaries who work in the health care industry are the “unsung heroes” in the fight against AIDS.

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