Archive of November 24, 2010

At funeral Mass, Pope remembers life of Cardinal Navarrete

Nov 24, 2010 - 06:56 pm .- Pope Benedict spoke at the funeral Mass of Cardinal Urbano Navarrete on Nov.24, remembering the Spanish Jesuit – who died at the age of 90 this week – as an “educator of true justice.”

Pope's publisher defends Benedict XVI's condom remarks

Nov 24, 2010 - 05:16 pm .- In an exclusive commentary provided to CNA, Fr. Joseph Fessio, publisher of Pope Benedict XVI's books in English, responds to the international media controversy prompted by the Pope’s new book, “Light of the World.” His full remarks are published below.

St. Catherine of Siena revered priests despite their 'failings,' Pope says

Nov 24, 2010 - 03:48 pm .- Pope Benedict focused today on the life of St. Catherine of Siena, saying that although the 14th century mystic was “aware of the human failings of the clergy,” she had the “greatest reverence” for them.

CNA interviews Peter Seewald, author of new book on Pope Benedict

Nov 24, 2010 - 02:51 pm .- CNA recently spoke exclusively with German journalist Peter Seewald, author of the new book-length interview with Pope Benedict XVI. 

Jesuit astrophysicist: Hawking’s theory on origin of universe is unscientific

Nov 24, 2010 - 01:54 pm .- Renowned astrophysicist and Jesuit, Father Manuel Carreira spoke out Nov. 23, noting that British scientist Stephen Hawking's theory that the universe created itself from nothing lacks “scientific rigor and validity.”

Vatican rebukes China for conducting bishop ordination

Nov 24, 2010 - 11:59 am .- The Vatican has issued a sharply worded rebuke to China for ordaining a new bishop who was not appointed or approved by the Pope.

Charities work to address joblessness as Thanksgiving nears

Nov 24, 2010 - 08:11 am .- As Thanksgiving Day approaches, unemployment and the need for Catholic Charities persists.

Dioceses around the world joining Pope's 'unprecedented' pro-life vigil

Nov 24, 2010 - 05:36 am .- Catholic bishops across the U.S. are urging the all of the faithful to unite their prayers with Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday, Nov. 27, in an unprecedented worldwide vigil for unborn life.

‘Martyrs’ of Iraq should be recognized as saints, Arab Christian group’s petition exhorts

Nov 24, 2010 - 01:49 am .- Those killed for their faith in Iraq should be recognized as saints, a group of Arab Christians says.

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