Archive of November 2, 2010

Pope expresses shock at 'violent deaths' of 58 Iraqi Catholics

Nov 2, 2010 - 09:53 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to the Syriac archbishop of Baghdad, marking the funerals of those who were killed by Muslim extremists at the Syriac Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation.

Benedict XVI teaches proper use of reason, affirms Cardinal Bertone

Nov 2, 2010 - 06:12 pm .- Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone recently highlighted the Pope's call to Catholics to use reason based on authentic freedom.

Archbishop recalls that 'death is illuminated by the faith'

Nov 2, 2010 - 01:53 pm .- In a message commemorating the feasts of All Saints and All Souls, Archbishop Jose Luis Mollaghan reminded Catholics that “for Christians, death is illuminated by the faith.”

US bishops grieve with Iraqi Catholics following brutal attack

Nov 2, 2010 - 12:00 pm .- Catholic bishops in the U.S. expressed their solidarity with Iraqi Christians after Islamic militants stormed a cathedral in Baghdad, killing more than 50 faithful and wounding over 70.

More than 37,000 visit churches on the Way of St. James

Nov 2, 2010 - 11:59 am .- A tourism program aimed at promoting churches during the Year of St. James in Spain has made it possible for more than 37,000 people to visit the nine churches along “El Camino de Santiago,” also known as the Way of St. James.

Pro-life advocates help prevent forced abortion in Austin

Nov 2, 2010 - 06:10 am .- After a temporary restraining order, the parents of a 16-year-old girl in Texas have agreed not to force their daughter to have an abortion against her will. Sidewalk counselors saw the violent coercion in progress and called police.

Pro-life group reports 541 babies saved from abortion during campaign

Nov 2, 2010 - 03:26 am .- The U.S.-based group 40 Days for Life announced at the end of their fall campaign that this year 541 babies were saved from abortion during the event.

University of Notre Dame mourns death of 20 year-old student

Nov 2, 2010 - 12:37 am .- The University Notre Dame recently held a memorial Mass for a 20 year-old film student who died on the school's football field last week after a structure he was videotaping from fell over.

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