Archive of June 26, 2011

Make reforms a condition of Swaziland bailout, Catholic bishops say

Jun 26, 2011 - 05:56 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Southern Africa say that their government’s possible bailout of the small Kingdom of Swaziland should make government reforms a condition of the aid.

Archbishop Gomez begins Rome pilgrimage with Corpus Christi Mass

Jun 26, 2011 - 02:17 pm .- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles and several hundred faithful from his archdiocese are nine time zones away from home this week to celebrate his reception of the pallium and the Feast of Corpus Christi.

Pope Benedict calls Eucharist ‘antidote’ to modern ills

Jun 26, 2011 - 02:05 pm .- The Eucharist is the medicine which can heal our individualist society, Pope Benedict XVI said in his midday Angelus address on Corpus Christi Sunday.

Denver to hold 60 hours of adoration to pray for pope, priests

Jun 26, 2011 - 01:09 pm .- Joseph Aloysius Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, was ordained a priest June 29, 1951, in his native Germany. This year marks the 60th anniversary of his priestly ordination.

St. Cyril of Alexandria, Egyptian champion of orthodoxy, honored June 27

Jun 26, 2011 - 07:57 am .- On June 27, Roman Catholics will honor St. Cyril of Alexandria. An Egyptian bishop and theologian, he is best known for his role in the Council of Ephesus, where the Church confirmed that Christ is both God and man in one person. The Eastern churches celebrate St. Cyril of Alexandria on June 9.

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