Archive of May 14, 2011

Have ‘joy’ in knowing truth, Bishop Conley tells Christendom grads

May 14, 2011 - 07:28 pm .- Be grateful for “the joy that comes from knowing the truth,” Bishop James D. Conley exhorted the 2011 graduating class of Christendom College. He prayed that the graduates acknowledge themselves as fellow disciples of a single “Teacher,” Jesus Christ.

Bishops in England and Wales re-establish fish on Fridays

May 14, 2011 - 03:19 pm .- The practice of abstaining from eating meat on Fridays is to return in England and Wales later this year.

Layman elected to secretary position in Vatican dept

May 14, 2011 - 02:51 pm .- A Uruguayan with four decades of experience at the Vatican has just made history. He’s the first non-cleric to be chosen by the Pope as the “number two man” in a Vatican department.

Amnesty International's dig at Vatican called 'preposterous'

May 14, 2011 - 12:39 pm .- Amnesty International has cited the Vatican in a new report on human rights violations, alleging that it “did not sufficiently comply” with laws “relating to the protection of children.” The Catholic League says the charge represents ideological axe-grinding, from an organization that has lost Church support.

Missionary work must not be reduced to social projects, says Pope

May 14, 2011 - 11:03 am .- The Pope has reminded Catholic missionaries of the essentially supernatural nature of their work.

Summer soccer camps put faith into action

May 14, 2011 - 08:03 am .- An organization will integrate faith and sport through two high-level soccer camps this summer.

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