Archive of November 30, 2010

Exiled Cubans discuss role of faith in prison

Nov 30, 2010 - 09:51 pm .- Four former Cuban political prisoners recently shared how their faith helped them survive their time in prison.

Massive WikiLeaks disclosure involves Vatican cables

Nov 30, 2010 - 06:14 pm .- As the uproar increases over WikiLeaks publishing hundreds of thousands of confidential U.S. State Department cables online, the latest reports show that 852 of the communications involve the Vatican.

Pope Benedict XVI composes prayer for the unborn

Nov 30, 2010 - 05:50 pm .- The Pope prayed for the protection of life and the family at the conclusion of the Prayer Vigil for the Unborn on Nov. 27. The prayer, which was composed by Benedict XVI, asks God to bless families and to inspire society to embrace each and every life.

Cuban archbishop meets with former political prisoners sent to Spain

Nov 30, 2010 - 02:09 pm .- Cardinal Jaime Ortega, Archbishop of Havana, Cuba, met with a group of former Cuban political prisoners living in Madrid, Spain earlier this week. He noted that the talks were “very positive.”

Marking St. Andrew’s feast, Pope urges greater unity with Orthodox

Nov 30, 2010 - 01:23 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI sent a delegation to Istanbul Nov. 30 to mark celebrations of the Feast of St. Andrew, the traditional patron of the Orthodox Church.

Pope praying in December for the sick, lonely

Nov 30, 2010 - 11:31 am .- The Vatican announced Pope Benedict's prayer intentions for the month of December today, calling for an increased focus on those who are sick, elderly or alone this Christmas season.

Dublin archbishop says Church's deepest crisis is loss of faith

Nov 30, 2010 - 05:54 am .- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, Ireland delivered a hopeful but brutally honest homily about the state of the Irish Church on Nov. 20, addressing serious failings that he said indicated a deeper crisis of faith.

New ‘breathtaking’ documentary examines London’s Carmelite nuns

Nov 30, 2010 - 02:54 am .- A “breathtaking” film recording the life of Carmelite nuns at a London monastery took the grand prize at the International Festival of Cinema and Religion in Italy.

Pakistan officials release Christian man accused of blasphemy

Nov 30, 2010 - 01:05 am .- A Christian man in Pakistan who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for blasphemy charges was released on Nov. 27.

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