Archive of July 18, 2011

Irish priests will refuse to break seal of confession if proposal becomes law

Jul 18, 2011 - 08:03 pm .- Catholic priests in Ireland are prepared to “strongly” resist a proposed law that would require them to disclose information learned in confession.

Protestors in Mexico call for new bishop

Jul 18, 2011 - 06:01 pm .- An unidentified group of people hung blankets on the railing that surrounds the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico with a message for Bishop Raul Vera Lopez: “We want a Catholic bishop.”

Pope will appoint Archbishop Chaput to lead Philadelphia archdiocese

Jul 18, 2011 - 05:22 pm .- A Vatican source has confirmed that on July 19 Pope Benedict XVI will appoint Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Denver as the shepherd of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Vatican seals diplomatic ties with Malaysia

Jul 18, 2011 - 02:08 pm .- The Vatican cemented a diplomatic relationship with Malaysia on Monday, as Christians within the majority Muslim country help push for governmental reform and call for recognition.

Laity invited to participate in Mexican exorcism congress

Jul 18, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- The fifth National Congress of Exorcists will be held during September and October in Mexico City.

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