Archive of September 22, 2011

Pope reaches out to disheartened Germans

Sep 22, 2011 - 07:03 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has urged German Catholics to love the Church and not view it as a merely human institution.

World Youth Day cross to visit Southern Cone of South America

Sep 22, 2011 - 05:52 pm .- The apostolic nuncio to Brazil expressed joy Sept. 18 as the World Youth Day cross arrived in Brazil. He explained that Pope Benedict XVI wants the Brazilian youth to welcome it and to carry it to Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, the countries that make up the region of South America known as the Southern Cone.

Pope meets with German Jews to advance ‘loving relationship’

Sep 22, 2011 - 05:37 pm .- Pope Benedict met with over a dozen representatives of Germany’s Jewish community in Berlin on Sept. 22. He urged the growth of mutual understanding and condemned the Nazis’ “reign of terror,” “racist myth” and rejection of God.

Pope says Nazis showed danger of power divorced from natural law

Sep 22, 2011 - 04:49 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI told the German parliament Sept. 22 that the country’s Nazi past highlights the dangers of power divorced from an objective morality rooted in the natural law.

US bishops warn Obama of national conflict over failure to uphold DOMA

Sep 22, 2011 - 02:45 pm .- Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference, urged President Obama and his administration to end their attack on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the religious freedom of those who support it.

Apostolic nuncio emphasizes Germany's need for faith

Sep 22, 2011 - 01:58 pm .- Germany's apostolic nuncio recently stressed the need for German Catholics to hear Benedict XVI's teachings during his visit to the country.

Pope Benedict arrives in Germany 'to speak about God'

Sep 22, 2011 - 10:31 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has arrived in Germany at the beginning of a four-day state visit. At the official welcoming ceremony he told crowds that he had come back to his homeland “to meet people and to speak about God.”

Indian archbishop says his country must help re-evangelize Europe

Sep 22, 2011 - 06:15 am .- The Archbishop of Delhi says it is time for Indian Catholics to further help re-evangelize Europe.

Archbishop Fulton Sheen credited with baby's stunning recovery

Sep 22, 2011 - 02:29 am .- Bonnie Engstrom remembers praying silently to Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen over and over again after her baby son was born lifeless and without a pulse for 61 minutes.

Malawi political tensions include campaign against Catholic bishop

Sep 22, 2011 - 01:05 am .- The president of Malawi and his allies, in the midst of corruption, economic crisis, and a narrowing of civil liberties, have begun political attacks on churches the president sees as enemies of his government.

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