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.
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.
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.
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.