Archive of June 11, 2011

Monasticism studied at international conference in Rome

Jun 11, 2011 - 06:26 pm .- Christian monks once saved the cultural treasures of the western world from barbarian invasions, and now a major four-day conference in Rome is examining how modern culture affects monasticism.

Top Anglican and Catholic clerics clash over UK government policy

Jun 11, 2011 - 02:10 pm .- England’s top Catholic and Anglican clergy have gone head-to-head in a public war of words over the U.K. government’s policies on welfare, education and health.

Chaldean Catholics forge friendships with Roman Catholics in Phoenix Diocese

Jun 11, 2011 - 01:09 pm .- As more and more refugees from Iraq are relocated to Arizona, Msgr. Felix Shabi has a happy problem: his community of Chaldean Catholics continues to grow steadily.

Pope welcomes the gypsies of Europe to the Vatican

Jun 11, 2011 - 11:35 am .- Pope Benedict XVI welcomed over 2,000 gypsies to the Vatican June 11. They are converging on Rome this weekend to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Bl. Zefirino Giménez Malla.

Knights of Columbus donate and volunteer in record numbers in 2010

Jun 11, 2011 - 08:18 am .- The Knights of Columbus has announced that charitable donations and volunteer service hours by its members set new all-time records in 2010, with over $154.6 million and 70 million volunteer hours dedicated to serving the Church and communities in need.

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