Archive of January 25, 2011

Personal secretary of John XXIII recounts Vatican II announcement

Jan 25, 2011 - 06:50 pm .- Bishop Loris Capovilla, former personal secretary of Pope John XXIII, recently recalled the late Pope's announcement of the Second Vatican Council.

Gospel must not be an elite message, Pope says

Jan 25, 2011 - 02:11 pm .- Pope Benedict said in a message on missionary efforts that the Gospel is not an “exclusive” message to an elite few but rather a gift to be shared and “a piece of good news to be passed on.”

Cardinal denounces agenda against marriage in Peru

Jan 25, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima, Peru recently spoke out against the push to legalize same-sex “marriage” in the country.

Pope firmly condemns Moscow airport attack

Jan 25, 2011 - 12:10 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI strongly condemned the Jan. 24 terrorist attack at a Moscow airport, which took the lives of 35 people. He also sent his deep condolences to the families of the victims.

Pro-life vigil Mass in DC draws thousands of nation's youth

Jan 25, 2011 - 05:47 am .- Around 10,000 Catholics, many of them young people from schools around the nation, met to pray for an end to abortion at a pro-life vigil Mass in D.C. on the eve of the annual March for Life.

Catholic Families for America joins forces with

Jan 25, 2011 - 02:27 am .- president Brian Burch announced on Jan. 24 that grassroots political group Catholic Families for America will now join their growing family of organizations.

Vote counts predict new 'Republic of South Sudan' in July 2011

Jan 25, 2011 - 12:19 am .- Preliminary results of a recent referendum indicate that Sudan's southern region is on track to become Africa's newest country. It will be known as “The Republic of South Sudan,” beginning in July 2011.

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