Archive of September 19, 2011

Archbishop Dolan asks clergy to talk about unemployment and poverty

Sep 19, 2011 - 08:37 pm .- Bishops and other Catholic clergy should speak about unemployment and poverty in their homilies, U.S. bishops’ conference president Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan said on Monday.

Chile must not accept laws against life and the family, cautions bishop

Sep 19, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- Bishop Gonzalo Duarte Garcia of Valparaiso, Chile recently urged Christians in his country to reject laws that allow abortion or weaken the family.

Pope tells Indian bishops not to be deterred by anti-Christian violence

Sep 19, 2011 - 04:50 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has encouraged Indian bishops not to allow anti-Christian laws or violence deter them from spreading the Gospel in India.

Cardinal Wuerl urges theologians to draw on tradition for New Evangelization

Sep 19, 2011 - 03:03 pm .- At a summit this past weekend in Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl encouraged theologians involved in re-evangelizing formerly Christian areas to be “rooted authentically in the Good News.”

Vatican remains neutral on Palestinian UN membership bid

Sep 19, 2011 - 01:58 pm .- The Vatican is maintaining its neutrality on Palestine’s bid for United Nations membership, despite the move being openly backed the former Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Spanish nun receives birthday greeting from Benedict XVI

Sep 19, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- Sister Teresita, the world's oldest contemplative nun, celebrated her 104th birthday on Sept. 16 and received a birthday letter from Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope gives New Hampshire Catholics new bishop

Sep 19, 2011 - 12:23 pm .- Catholics in New Hampshire received a new bishop from Pope Benedict XVI on Sept. 19. Auxiliary Bishop Peter A. Libasci of Rockville Centre, N.Y. will serve as the 10th bishop of Manchester, N.H.

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