Archive of July 19, 2011

Mexican diocese responds to calls to replace bishop

Jul 19, 2011 - 06:09 pm .- The Diocese of Saltillo, Mexico has responded to protests by an unidentified group who recently urged the diocese to replace current Bishop Raul Vera Lopez.

South Sudan bishop dies while celebrating Mass

Jul 19, 2011 - 03:44 pm .- Catholics in South Sudan are mourning the loss of Bishop Caesar Mazzolari of Rumbek, who died at the age of 74 while concelebrating Mass on July 16.

Savannah diocese receives new bishop from Pope Benedict

Jul 19, 2011 - 02:19 pm .- On July 19, Pope Benedict XVI appointed 59-year-old Father Gregory Hartmayer, OFM Conv., to lead the Diocese of Savannah, Georgia.

Vatican official exhorts Catholics to set aside Sundays for God and rest

Jul 19, 2011 - 01:48 pm .- Sunday should be a day for worship, rest and time with family and friends, said Monsignor Miquel Delgado Galindo, under secretary for the Pontifical Council for the Laity.

Archbishop Chaput urges confidence in the Gospel, as he goes to Philly

Jul 19, 2011 - 09:07 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, who will soon leave the Archdiocese of Denver to become the new Archbishop of Philadelphia, says his new archdiocese could emerge stronger from recent troubles, by embracing the chance to live the Gospel “without compromise.”

Pope appoints Archbishop Chaput to Philadelphia archdiocese

Jul 19, 2011 - 04:01 am .- Pope Benedict appointed Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Denver on July 19 to lead the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Christendom College founder Warren Carroll dies at 79

Jul 19, 2011 - 01:55 am .- Warren H. Carroll, a Catholic historian and founder of Christendom College, died on July 17 at the age of 79.

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