Archive of March 21, 2011

Pope praises lives of saints at close of spiritual exercises

Mar 21, 2011 - 07:11 pm .- The saints are “stars in the firmament of history” who show that great love “sees farther than reason alone,” Pope Benedict XVI said in a reflection on the conclusion of his Lenten spiritual exercises.

Fr. Corapi placed on leave after misconduct accusation

Mar 21, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- Popular speaker and author Fr. John Corapi has been placed on administrative leave by superiors within his religious order following recent allegations of misconduct.

Vatican welcomes European court's reversal of crucifix ban

Mar 21, 2011 - 04:54 pm .- The Vatican has welcomed the European Court of Human Rights' decision to overturn a ruling that would have banned the display of crucifixes in Italian public schools.

Religious sisters to continue mission in Japan

Mar 21, 2011 - 03:55 pm .- Sister Ana Alvarado, a Peruvian religious sister of the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception in Japan stated that her community will continue its efforts in the country.

NYC facing second lawsuit over pregnancy center regulations

Mar 21, 2011 - 02:09 pm .- The city of New York will face a second legal challenge to a controversial law imposing new requirements on crisis pregnancy centers.

One thousand attend Mass of Reparation following protest at university chapel

Mar 21, 2011 - 11:58 am .- Nearly 1,000 people, including students, professors and their families, attended a March 18 Mass of Reparation at the chapel of the Complutense University in Madrid.

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