Feb 2, 2011 - 07:40 pm .- The Vatican's L'Osservatore Romano newspaper marked the annual Day of Consecrated Life Feb. 2 with an exclusive interview of Archbishop João Braz de Aviz, the new prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life.
Feb 2, 2011 - 05:57 pm .- Some 30,000 Mexican young people made a pilgrimage Jan. 29-30 to the Shrine of Christ the King located on Cubilete Hill in the Mexican State of Guanajuanto.
Feb 2, 2011 - 04:02 pm .- The Superior General of the Salesian Order, Fr. Pascual Chavez, has announced that the six Salesian provinces in Spain will be combined in 2014 to form two large provinces. He said the change will optimize the work of the order, revitalize its charism and boost evangelization among young people.
Feb 2, 2011 - 03:57 pm .- The experience of the 16th-century Doctor of the Church, St. Teresa of Avila, still shows people that time in prayer opens “the way to life,” loving God and his Church, and showing genuine charity on earth, said the Pope during the general audience.
Feb 2, 2011 - 01:46 pm .- As massive demonstrations moved into their second week in Cairo — with more than 250,000 protesters filling the streets demanding an end to the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak — the Vatican’s top ambassador said there is a “sense of uncertainty” in the north African nation.
Feb 2, 2011 - 05:43 am .- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Sr. Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association (CHA), have exchanged letters affirming that the local bishop is the authoritative interpreter of religious and ethical guidelines in Catholic health facilities.
Feb 2, 2011 - 01:01 am .- The general council assisting the superior general of the Legion of Christ will be temporarily expanded with the addition of two priests recommended by members of the religious congregation.