Archive of July 24, 2011

Chinese government will ordain more bishops, leader says

Jul 24, 2011 - 05:54 pm .- China’s state-backed Patriotic Catholic Association will ordain more bishops without papal approval when “conditions are right,” a top leader in the organization said.

Police officers turn to God in stressful job

Jul 24, 2011 - 01:12 pm .- Driving to the autopsy of an 8-month-old girl killed by her mother's boyfriend, Omaha Police Sgt. Nicolas Yanez pulled over and prayed.

Society depends on well-formed consciences, Pope says

Jul 24, 2011 - 01:09 pm .- Pope Benedict reflected today on King Solomon's choice to ask God for a well-formed conscience, a gift that the pontiff said is essential for societies and people to become truly good.

Abandon the logic of evil, Pope pleads after Oslo attacks

Jul 24, 2011 - 12:19 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI issued a “heartfelt” plea to all on Sunday, following the terrorist attacks in Norway. He called on everyone to “abandon forever the path of hatred and escape from the logic of evil,” as he offered his prayers for the victims and their families.

Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Virgin Mary, honored July 26

Jul 24, 2011 - 07:58 am .- On July 26 the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anne. The couple's faith and perseverance brought them through the sorrow of childlessness, to the joy of conceiving and raising the immaculate and sinless woman who would give birth to Christ.

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