Archive of July 26, 2011

Mexican archbishop calls for greater modesty at Mass

Jul 26, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- The Archbishop of Leon, Mexico is calling on Catholics to dress modestly at Mass.

Peruvian cardinal: Life and the family must be protected

Jul 26, 2011 - 02:07 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima, Peru has issued a special call to protect human life and the family from the threats of abortion and same-sex marriage.

Pope remembers Cardinal Noe’s diligent work

Jul 26, 2011 - 12:59 pm .- Cardinal Virgilio Noe, archpriest emeritus of the Vatican Basilica, former vicar general for Vatican City, and president of the Fabric of St. Peter, died on July 24 at the age of 89.

Spanish archbishop calls for conversion to overcome crisis

Jul 26, 2011 - 10:03 am .- Archbishop Julian Barrio of Santiago de Compostela, Spain recently explained that an “attitude of conversion” is needed to “find the elements necessary for overcoming the crisis” that society faces.

World Youth Day organizers say Michael Voris catechesis not approved

Jul 26, 2011 - 09:47 am .- World Youth Day organizers said July 25 that the independent catechesis sessions offered by U.S.-based media producer Michael Voris during World Youth Day 2011 are not approved by the event. Voris responded with puzzlement that the announcement was made.

Author laments Chinese response to recent excommunications

Jul 26, 2011 - 05:52 am .- An expert on Chinese Christianity says the country's religious authorities are threatening the Catholic Church's basic identity by defying a series of excommunications and planning more illicit ordinations.

US papal nuncio on ventilator after surgery complications

Jul 26, 2011 - 02:02 am .- Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the Pope’s diplomatic representative to the U.S., has been placed on a ventilator following “delicate lung surgery” two weeks ago, the nunciature in Washington, D.C. announced July 22.

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