Archive of May 23, 2011

Malta bishops say divorce voters are 'accountable to Jesus'

May 23, 2011 - 08:13 pm .- The Catholic Bishops of Malta are reminding the faithful that they are responsible before God for their votes in an upcoming referendum that could legalize divorce.

Bishops urge Obama to act quickly for Middle East peace

May 23, 2011 - 07:07 pm .- The U.S. Catholic bishops told President Obama to act quickly if a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is to work, warning that the chance for peace could be fleeting.

Latin American bishops: Rebuild society based on the Gospel

May 23, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- The Latin American Bishops' Council has called on Catholics to strive for personal conversion based on the Gospel in order to transform society.

Cardinal George reinstates Fr. Pfleger after apology

May 23, 2011 - 04:47 pm .- Cardinal Francis George has reinstated controversial Chicago priest Fr. Michael Pfleger. The St. Sabina pastor said he did not intend a public remark to be a threat to leave the priesthood and that he was sorry for how his comment appeared.

Guatemalan bishop laments massacre on border with Mexico

May 23, 2011 - 02:04 pm .- Bishop Gabriel Penate Rodriguez of Izabal, Guatemala has expressed both sadness and outrage over the massacre of 27 people near the country’s border with Mexico.

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