Archive of January 16, 2011

Woman who cared for husband's executioners on road to beatification

Jan 16, 2011 - 03:55 pm .- Members of the Apostolic Sisters of Christ Crucified are praying for a miracle to move their foundress one step closer to beatification.

Twenty-somethings taking the pro-life reins in Alaska, elsewhere

Jan 16, 2011 - 01:02 pm .- Tweeting and texting, the Echo Boomers are taking the reins of the decades-long effort to restore legal protection to the unborn in Alaska and across the U.S.

Pope, rabbi express pleasure over coming beatification of John Paul II

Jan 16, 2011 - 10:55 am .- In their own words, two old friends of John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI and Rabbi Elio Toaff of Rome, are both happy for the recognition of his life through his coming beatification.

Pope prays for the 'one human family' desired by Christ

Jan 16, 2011 - 10:33 am .- Marking the 97th World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the "migration experience" of the Church and hoped for a future where all people consider themselves part of "one human family."

St. Anthony of Egypt's monastic legacy remembered Jan. 17

Jan 16, 2011 - 09:58 am .- On his Jan. 17 feast day, both Eastern and Western Catholics will celebrate the life and legacy of St. Anthony of Egypt, the founder of Christian monasticism whose radical approach to discipleship permanently impacted the Church.

Layman who made being an Italian Catholic politician acceptable to be beatified

Jan 16, 2011 - 07:42 am .- Catholic economist and sociologist Giuseppe Toniolo's influence a century ago opened the door for important changes in Italian society. Because of his dedication to politics, Italian Catholics were able to fight Freemason efforts to keep them out of government.

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