Archive of November 19, 2011

Benedict XVI reflects on prayer in address to children

Nov 19, 2011 - 11:28 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI spoke of his prayer life as he encouraged the children of Benin in their love for Christ.

Pursue holiness, Pope tells African seminarians

Nov 19, 2011 - 07:41 pm .- During his visit to Benin on Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI told a group of young African aspirants to the priesthood that the first purpose of their time at seminary is to pursue holiness.

New journal offers Catholic view of human experience

Nov 19, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- Experts from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Washington, D.C. have launched a free online journal called “Humanum” to address issues surrounding the family, marriage, love, health and human life. 

Pope signs apostolic exhortation ‘Africae Munus’

Nov 19, 2011 - 05:10 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has signed his Apostolic Exhortation “Africae Munus,” a teaching document which charts a future for the Catholic Church in Africa.

Pope to African leaders: have the courage to do what is right

Nov 19, 2011 - 02:47 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has called upon the political leadership of Africa to govern with wisdom and integrity.

Illinois food pantries experiencing increased demand for services

Nov 19, 2011 - 01:06 pm .- The still-faltering economy is adding unwanted stress to low-income families as they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas in 2011. So as the holidays approach, food pantries across the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois are asking for assistance from the public to aid those who will come to them for help.

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