Archive of October 20, 2010

Cardinal Newman Society praises Archbishop Burke’s appointment

Oct 20, 2010 - 09:54 pm .- The Cardinal Newman Society lauded Archbishop Raymond Burke, who was appointed by the Holy Father as a cardinal Oct. 20 and will be installed in a special consistory taking place at the Vatican next month.

New cardinal, 82, says his research in bioethics to continue

Oct 20, 2010 - 06:52 pm .- Bishop Elio Sgreccia, the 82-year old former head of the Pontifical Academy of Life, expressed surprise at being named a cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI.

Congress for Hispanics on devotion to Mary to be held in Orlando

Oct 20, 2010 - 05:15 pm .- The office of Hispanic Ministry of the Diocese of Orlando, together with the Secretariat for Evangelization, announced that the first Diocesan Marian Congress 2010 will take place Oct. 22-23. The event will focus on the value of traditions maintained by Hispanics in south Florida, such as devotion to the Virgin Mary.

Pope says Elizabeth of Hungary a model for those in authority

Oct 20, 2010 - 02:46 pm .- In his weekly general audience Oct. 20, the Pope said that St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a daughter of royalty, should be a model for all who hold authority in society.

Cardinal-designates blessed, humbled by recent appointments

Oct 20, 2010 - 02:02 pm .- Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, a top Vatican official, and Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl of Washington issued statements of gratitude today after Pope Benedict XVI designated them –  along with two dozen new cardinals – to be installed in a special consistory to be held at the Vatican, Nov. 20.

American cardinal-designates men of different styles

Oct 20, 2010 - 01:14 pm .- The two new American cardinal-designates are men of the Church with impressive pastoral pedigrees but decidedly different pastoral styles.

Pope announces names of 24 new cardinals for a November consistory

Oct 20, 2010 - 10:29 am .- Pope Benedict XVI named two dozen new cardinals, including two from the United States: Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, a top Vatican official, and Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl of Washington. The new cardinals will be installed in a special consistory to be held at the Vatican, Nov. 20.

NY City targets pregnancy centers as part of 'nationwide strategy'

Oct 20, 2010 - 05:48 am .- The New York City Council has proposed legislation that would sharply regulate crisis pregnancy centers that do not provide abortion and contraception.

Archbishop criticizes United Nations for failing to respect life

Oct 20, 2010 - 03:06 am .- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina has criticized the United Nations for spreading ideologies that fail to respect fundamental human rights and the family.

Malta bishops: divorce changes nature of marriage

Oct 20, 2010 - 12:44 am .- Divorce contradicts the value of marriage and changes its very nature, the bishops of Malta have said. Noting the failed promises of divorce advocates, they emphasized that Christians must be accountable to Jesus in matters of marriage and divorce.

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