Archive of August 11, 2011

Vatican to examine Mexican bishop's gay ministry

Aug 11, 2011 - 05:54 pm .- Bishop Raul Vera Lopez of Saltillo, Mexico has confirmed that he will meet with the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, at the end of August or early September.

Bishop Jean Laffitte warns against overemphasizing sexual aspects of Theology of Human Love

Aug 11, 2011 - 05:05 pm .- Bishop Jean Laffitte is warning against focusing too intently on the sexual aspect of Blessed John Paul II's Theology of the Body, which he says runs the risk of eliminating the depth and “mystery” involved in human and divine love.

The 7,000 mile journey to World Youth Day

Aug 11, 2011 - 03:26 pm .- Five hundred young people are traveling over 7,000 miles in seven days just to see Pope Benedict XVI in Madrid next week – and they all say it’s worth it.

Sponsors, young people covering all World Youth Day costs

Aug 11, 2011 - 02:01 pm .- The young people attending World Youth Day in Madrid will pay 70 percent of the total costs of the event, financial director Fernando Gimenez Barriocanal said on Aug. 11.

Vatican ‘astonished’ by Croatian government blocking monastery transfer

Aug 11, 2011 - 11:54 am .- The Vatican says it is astonished that Croatia’s government has blocked Pope Benedict’s decision to hand back ownership of a Croatian monastery to the Italian Benedictines.

Diocese of Orange raises bid for Crystal Cathedral

Aug 11, 2011 - 05:59 am .- The Diocese of Orange upped its previous bid and signaled openness to new negotiations for the Crystal Cathedral after board members recently announced that the building is no longer for sale.

Napa Institute chairman has high hopes for new conference

Aug 11, 2011 - 01:54 am .- Tim Busch, chairman of the Napa Institute, has said he hopes the institute’s new annual conference will help inspire Catholics to be better stewards and to take part in Church life.

Follow us:

Check out Catholic News Agency Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome