Archive of March 25, 2011

Arizona woman presents Pope with Guinness World Record medal

Mar 25, 2011 - 07:03 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI greeted 28-year-old Jessica Cox following his March 23 general audience. Cox, a pilot, earned a Guinness World Record in 2008 for being the first woman to fly an airplane using only her feet.

Confession teaches humility to priests and penitents, Pope says

Mar 25, 2011 - 05:51 pm .- Confession teaches both priests and penitents to be humble and aware of God’s forgiveness, Pope Benedict XVI said March 25.

New book features in-flight interviews with John Paul II

Mar 25, 2011 - 05:03 pm .- Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi recently announced the release of the book, “Traveling Companions, In-flight Interviews with John Paul II.”

Archbishop condemns attack in Jerusalem

Mar 25, 2011 - 02:00 pm .- The apostolic nuncio to Israel and Cyprus responded to a March 23 terrorist attack in Jerusalem that left one dead and 40 injured.

US bishops reiterate commitment to fighting clerical abuse

Mar 25, 2011 - 01:02 pm .- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, the head of the U.S. bishops' conference, reiterated the bishops' resolve to swiftly remove priests guilty of sex abuse from active ministry.

Pope praises 'legitimate diversity' in meeting with Indian bishops

Mar 25, 2011 - 11:24 am .- Pope Benedict XVI voiced his appreciation of the Church's “legitimate diversity” of rites and traditions, in a March 25 meeting with the bishops of India's Syro-Malankara Catholic Church.

Godfather: Baby Joseph's baptism shows life's eternal destiny

Mar 25, 2011 - 06:11 am .- The godfather of Baby Joseph Maraachli, whose fight for life has attracted international attention and support, says the terminally ill boy's recent baptism was a testimony to the eternal destiny of human life.

Indianapolis archbishop transferred to rehabilitation clinic

Mar 25, 2011 - 03:38 am .- Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis was released from a local hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation clinic on March 24 to begin recovery after a recent stroke.

Asia Bibi fasting for justice during Lent

Mar 25, 2011 - 01:31 am .- Asia Bibi, the Christian mother condemned to death under Pakistan’s strict blasphemy law, is fasting and praying “for peace and justice” during Lent and has asked the Pope and all Christians to continue to pray for her.

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