Archive of September 7, 2010

Experts defend autonomy of Mexican states to protect life

Sep 7, 2010 - 09:58 pm .- Two prominent experts in Mexico spoke out this week in defense of state autonomy, saying the 17 Mexican states that have enacted constitutional measures to defend human life are acting within their authority.

Popemobile routes for UK visit highlight Catholic Church's history and future

Sep 7, 2010 - 08:10 pm .- Organizers of the papal visit to England and Scotland have released a detailed itinerary for the Holy Father's journeys in the popemobile from September 16 to 18. Pope Benedict's routes will take him through Edinburgh and London, with several stops highlighting the rich Catholic heritage of Great Britain.

Papal Mass in Glasgow to use Latin, Vatican master of ceremonies says

Sep 7, 2010 - 07:11 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI’s master of ceremonies has said that the Pontiff will recite significant parts of the papal Mass at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow in Latin.

Lay Catholics in Korea express commitment to evangelizing Asia

Sep 7, 2010 - 06:07 pm .- Participants of the laity congress taking place in Seoul, South Korea, this week sent a letter to Pope Benedict XVI offering their commitment as a “small flock” in a vast continent of millions to “proclaim Christ in Asia today.”

Archbishop Gomez celebrates God's gift of work on Labor Day

Sep 7, 2010 - 03:01 pm .- In his Labor Day homily at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral on Monday, Los Angeles Coadjutor Archbishop Jose Gomez spoke of the “gift of labor” as a participation in the “work of God.” He urged all of the faithful to work for a world in which the Christian vision of humanity prevails, and “in which our talents are employed to serve our brothers and sisters for the love of God.”

Bolivian archbishop urges protection of children's rights

Sep 7, 2010 - 02:04 pm .- Archbishop Tito Solari of Cochabamba in Bolivia has called on Bolivians to safeguard the rights of children – especially children of migrants and refugees - to ensure they are respected.

Archbishop encourages faithful to ask Blessed Mother's intercession

Sep 7, 2010 - 11:54 am .- The Archbishop of Barcelona, Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, encouraged the Spanish faithful this week to turn to the intercession of Mary in the difficulties of daily life, especially by visiting Marian shrines. He noted that these shrines are not tokens of the past, but are places filled with life.

Stats on Catholic Church in Britain published ahead of papal visit

Sep 7, 2010 - 10:45 am .- As the United Kingdom prepares for Pope Benedict XVI's September 16-19 visit, the Vatican has released the current statistics on the Catholic Church in Great Britain.

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