Archive of June 28, 2011

Archbishop Gomez prepares to receive the pallium

Jun 28, 2011 - 10:53 pm .- On the eve of receiving his pallium from Pope Benedict, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said the mission of his archdiocese should be “to bring the mercy of God to the people of our time.”

Pope recalls 'most important moment' of his life

Jun 28, 2011 - 05:54 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will celebrate the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at the Cathedral of Freising, Germany on June 29, the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul. He has called his ordination “the most important moment of my life.”

New CPA president Greg Erlandson surveys media landscape

Jun 28, 2011 - 03:35 pm .- Gregory Erlandson was introduced as the new president of the Catholic Press Association at the organization’s annual meeting in Pittsburgh from June 22 to 24, two weeks after his election.

Proposed euthanasia law must be rejected, state Spanish bishops

Jun 28, 2011 - 01:51 pm .- Spain's bishops condemned a proposed “death with dignity law” and declared that the bill in its current form must be abolished, modified or rejected.

Pope names Cardinal Scola as new archbishop of Milan

Jun 28, 2011 - 01:26 pm .- Pope Benedict appointed Cardinal Angelo Scola of Venice as the new archbishop of the influential Archdiocese of Milan on June 28.

Registration for World Youth Day hits record high

Jun 28, 2011 - 12:26 pm .- World Youth Day organizers announced today that 440,000 young people have already signed up for the international gathering set for this coming August – a record enrollment figure this far out from the event.

Expert supports Israeli ambassador's praise for Pius XII

Jun 28, 2011 - 06:26 am .- An expert on Pope Pius XII expressed support for an Israeli ambassador who faces controversy after publicly praising the World War II pontiff for helping save Jews during the Holocaust.

Cardinal Newman Society announces partnership with Mount St. Mary's

Jun 28, 2011 - 03:29 am .- The Cardinal Newman Society announced on Monday that one of its divisions is partnering with Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland. Society leaders expressed hope that the move will foster a renewal in Catholic identity within universities across the nation.

Chinese authorities intervene in Vatican-approved bishop ordination

Jun 28, 2011 - 01:37 am .- The ordination of a Vatican-approved Chinese bishop has been postponed because of government pressure, while a government-backed illicit ordination of another man who lacks the Pope’s approval will go ahead.

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