Archive of November 1, 2010

Pope’s first words in Barcelona to be in Catalan

Nov 1, 2010 - 10:01 pm .- The first official words pronounced by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Barcelona on Nov. 7 will be in Catalan, at the Dedication Mass of the Church of the Holy Family. 

Lord of Miracles invites us to be saints, says Peruvian archbishop

Nov 1, 2010 - 06:06 pm .- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren Anselmi of Piura, Peru noted in a homily on Oct. 28 that the Lord of the Miracles calls all who are baptized to become saints.

Clergy abuse victims demonstrate outside St. Peter's Square

Nov 1, 2010 - 03:04 pm .- About 60 victims of clerical sex abuse gathered in Rome Oct. 31 to mark what they called "Reformation Day."

Three thousand students to welcome Pope to Santiago de Compostela

Nov 1, 2010 - 02:02 pm .- Some 3,000 students from public and private schools in the Spanish region of Galicia will welcome Pope Benedict XVI to the city of Santiago de Compostela on Nov. 6.

Over 50 Catholics die during terrorist attack on Baghdad cathedral--UPDATED

Nov 1, 2010 - 12:13 pm .- Iraqi Catholics were beside themselves with grief on Monday after Islamic militants stormed the Syriac Catholic cathedral in Baghdad and held members hostage in an unprecedented attack that left more than 50 dead and over 70 wounded.

Cardinal calls for end to murders in northern Mexico

Nov 1, 2010 - 11:49 am .- The Archdiocese of Mexico City and Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera have expressed profound sorrow over the recent “cowardly and incomprehensible murders” of the more than 100 innocent people in the cities of Tijuana, Juarez and Nayarit.

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