Archive of May 4, 2011

Canadian bishop pleads guilty to importing child pornography

May 4, 2011 - 09:01 pm .- Canadian Bishop Raymond J. Lahey was jailed on May 4 immediately after pleading guilty to importing child pornography into the country.

Rosary campaign offers prayers for World Youth Day participants

May 4, 2011 - 06:05 pm .- Holy Cross Family Ministries is promoting a three-month rosary campaign leading up to World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

Revealed – the man behind the official photograph of Blessed Pope John Paul II

May 4, 2011 - 03:57 pm .- “This is the photo of my life.” The words of photographer Grzegorz Galazka as he gazes onto the giant image of Blessed John Paul II now draped over the balcony of St Peter’s Basilica.

Pope names interim replacement for removed Australian bishop

May 4, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Brisbane's Auxiliary Bishop Brian V. Finnegan as administrator of the Diocese of Toowoomba, Australia.

Children are Mexico’s treasure, says bishop

May 4, 2011 - 12:54 pm .- The head of the bishops’ committee on the family in Mexico recently stated that children are the country’s greatest treasure.

Pope begins new Wednesday teaching series on prayer

May 4, 2011 - 11:16 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has revealed the theme for his next series of weekly Wednesday audiences. 

Supreme Court rejects appeal challenging SF anti-Catholic resolution

May 4, 2011 - 10:05 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal challenging a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ resolution which condemned Catholic teaching on adoption.

Bin Laden's death brings momentary relief in Pakistan, deeper problems remain

May 4, 2011 - 05:44 am .- Responding to the death of Osama bin Laden, advocates of human rights and religious freedom in Pakistan say the real work of rooting out terrorism remains to be done. Responding to the death of Osama bin Laden, advocates of human rights and religious freedom in Pakistan say the real work of rooting out terrorism remains to be done.

Anti-priest ‘smears’ prompt call for protests against NBC

May 4, 2011 - 01:09 am .- The NBC talk show “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has repeatedly smeared priests and Catholics should object, said the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.

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