Archive of October 27, 2011

Groups boycott anti-Christian play in Paris

Oct 27, 2011 - 05:57 pm .- A group of Parisians boycotted the opening of a theatrical play titled, “On the Concept of the Face in the Son of God,” by Italian playwright Romeo Castellucci.

US Catholic group urges all faiths to fight for religious freedom

Oct 27, 2011 - 05:40 pm .- Members from the group Catholic Advocate are launching a nationwide campaign inviting people from every faith to mobilize for the protection of religious liberty in the U.S.

Assisi delegates commit to peace, pray separately

Oct 27, 2011 - 02:30 pm .- Over 300 delegates from 50 countries gathered today in Assisi to commit themselves to global peace, but, as expected, they did not pray together.

Pontifical university announces it will not accept directives from apostolic visitor

Oct 27, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- A legal representative for the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Martin Mejorada has stated that the institution will not accept any instruction from the Vatican-appointed apostolic visitor.

Reflecting on violent world, Pope says true faith brings peace

Oct 27, 2011 - 12:42 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI used his address at the World Day of Peace gathering in Assisi to reflect on how faith brings peace to the world and how its abuse can lead to violence.

Pope prays for victims of Turkey earthquake

Oct 27, 2011 - 05:54 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has asked for prayers and appealed for aid for the victims of Sunday’s earthquake in Turkey.

For Santorum, faith and reason are benchmarks for politics

Oct 27, 2011 - 03:03 am .- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that reason does not conflict with his Catholic faith, but rather works with it to guide his political decisions.

Maryknoll missionaries to celebrate 100 years of service

Oct 27, 2011 - 12:38 am .- The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, a U.S. foreign missions group, are set to celebrate their 100th anniversary at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.

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