Archive of January 30, 2011

Catholics, Orthodox in Belarus celebrate Christian unity week

Jan 30, 2011 - 07:20 pm .- Catholic leaders in Belarus celebrated the annual week dedicated to Christian unity by gathering and breaking bread with local heads of Orthodox, Lutheran and other other Christian denominations.

Groups help teens stay connected, learn the faith

Jan 30, 2011 - 01:16 pm .- What would bring teenagers to church other than Sunday Mass?

Pope Benedict: Jesus' Beatitudes free man from world's 'false values'

Jan 30, 2011 - 01:10 pm .- The Beatitudes offer a “new program of life” and demand a discipleship through which people today can open themselves up to what is truly good, Pope Benedict XVI explained during his traditional noon audience on Sunday.

Report: Terrorists plot murder of Catholic Pakistani government minister

Jan 30, 2011 - 10:01 am .- Terrorist groups in Pakistan are planning to assassinate Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan’s federal minister for religious minorities, because of his opposition to the country’s blasphemy law.

St. Anskar, apostle to Scandinavia, commemorated Feb. 3

Jan 30, 2011 - 08:01 am .- Although Feb. 3 is more commonly celebrated on the liturgical calendar as the feast of St. Blase, it is also the memorial of St. Anskar, a remarkable missionary who risked his life to bring the Catholic faith to Scandinavia during the ninth century.

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