Archive of September 8, 2011

WYD congratulates Fukushima heroes for winning humanitarian award

Sep 8, 2011 - 06:01 pm .- The organizers of World Youth Day 2011, who were finalists for this year’s Prince of Asturias Award in Spain, have congratulated the winners of the prize, the Heroes of Fukushima.

Archbishop Chaput promises sacrifice to 'renew this great church'

Sep 8, 2011 - 02:23 pm .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput promised to lay down his life to restore faith and trust among Catholics in Philadelphia, during his Sept. 8 installation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Spain's Right to Life urges protection of the sick

Sep 8, 2011 - 01:50 pm .- The Right to Life organization in Spain has reacted to the death of Ramona Estevez, warning that “any sick person could be treated with the same cruelty.”

Guard Catholic institutions against compromise, Pope tells Indian bishops

Sep 8, 2011 - 11:38 am .- Pope Benedict XVI told a group of Indian bishops visiting his summer residence on Sept. 8 that they should take special care to ensure that Church institutions convey the message of the Gospel.

Bishop defends celibacy against criticism over lack of vocations

Sep 8, 2011 - 10:17 am .- Bishop Vicente Jimenez of Santander, Spain recently said he is confident that abolishing celibacy is not the answer to overcoming the lack of vocations to the priesthood.

Archbishop Chaput may intervene in Philadelphia teacher strike

Sep 8, 2011 - 06:10 am .- Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput may become involved in ending a Catholic high school teacher's strike, though the archdiocese says he will not take any action until after his installation.

Raleigh diocese announces new Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral

Sep 8, 2011 - 12:55 am .- The Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina plans to build a new 2,000-seat cathedral, dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge announced Sept.7.

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