Archive of February 6, 2011

Egyptian Christians worry about possible radical Islamic takeover

Feb 6, 2011 - 07:19 pm .- Protesters flooded the streets of Cairo on Feb. 4, aiming to make the tenth day of Egypt's popular uprising into the “day of departure” for President Hosni Mubarak. As the U.S. urges Mubarak to step down, Egyptian Christians worry that radical Islamic ideology may fill a void left by his absence.

Hundreds of young Catholics hike, rally for life

Feb 6, 2011 - 01:15 pm .- Choosing to carry an unplanned pregnancy to term almost seven years ago proved to be a life-threatening decision for one young Catholic woman.

Pope prays for peace, tranquility in Egypt

Feb 6, 2011 - 12:38 pm .- Benedict XVI acknowledged that he has been closely following the “delicate” situation in Egypt.

True wisdom gives meaning to life amid darkness, says Benedict XVI

Feb 6, 2011 - 12:04 pm .- "True wisdom" can be spread by Christians to eliminate "darkness," said Pope Benedict XVI during the Sunday Angelus.

St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, remembered Feb. 10

Feb 6, 2011 - 07:41 am .- On Feb. 10, the Catholic Church will remember St. Scholastica, a nun who was the twin sister of St. Benedict, the "father of monasticism" in Western Europe.

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