Archive of February 15, 2011

Mexican bishop emphasizes irreplaceable value of the family in society

Feb 15, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- Bishop Francisco Chavolla Ramos of Toluca, Mexico is reminding Catholics that Pope Benedict XVI has called for prayers for families during the month of February.

Monstrance with Blessed Sacrament stolen from parish in Spain

Feb 15, 2011 - 04:09 pm .- Two individuals stole a monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament from a parish located in Majadahonda, a suburb of Madrid, Spain.

Budget cuts must protect poor and vulnerable, say US bishops

Feb 15, 2011 - 02:31 pm .- A group of more than 300 Catholic leaders met with members of Congress on Feb. 15, to share a message from the U.S. bishops –  urging legislators to remember the needs of the poor and vulnerable, as they make cuts to the federal budget.

Peruvian archbishop urges political candidates to outline positions on moral issues

Feb 15, 2011 - 12:01 pm .- Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura, Peru is calling on the country's presidential and congressional candidates to clearly outline their positions on abortion, marriage and the legalization of drugs.

Chart-topping Confession app draws Catholic and non-Catholic interest

Feb 15, 2011 - 06:07 am .- Sales of Little iApps' new iPhone “Confession” application have exceeded the developers' expectations, with the program rising to the top of Apple's “Lifestyle” application charts, and even drawing the interest of those outside of the Catholic Church.

Hopes for pro-life pregnancy initiative brighter under new Kansas governor

Feb 15, 2011 - 03:18 am .- A crisis pregnancy program in Kansas is facing a brighter future under Gov. Sam Brownback, who's made it a priority to fund the effort in his proposed budget.

Archbishop of Lublin, Poland dies suddenly in Rome

Feb 15, 2011 - 12:33 am .- Archbishop Jozef Zycinski of Lublin died of a sudden heart attack in Rome on Feb. 10 at the age of 62. The philosopher, theologian and teacher was remembered as a leading voice in the Polish Church.

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