Archive of June 6, 2012

Cardinal Bertone speaks of 'ferocious' Vatileaks attack on Pope

Jun 6, 2012 - 06:05 pm .- The Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, believes the continued leaking of confidential papal information to the media is “ferocious, biting and organized.”

Former Colombian hostages thank Pope for his prayers

Jun 6, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- A group of eight Colombians who were kidnapped for over ten years by the country's Marxist rebel group told Pope Benedict that his prayers sustained them during their captivity.

Pope sends jubilee congratulations to Queen Elizabeth

Jun 6, 2012 - 03:46 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has written to Queen Elizabeth to congratulate her on “the happy occasion” of her Diamond Jubilee as monarch of United Kingdom.

Poverty in Spain comparable to post-war Europe, charity reports

Jun 6, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Julio Beamonte, the director of Catholic charity Caritas in Madrid, warned that current poverty levels in Spain are rivaling those experienced in post-World War II Europe.

Pope recalls the 'inspiring witness' of Milan family gathering

Jun 6, 2012 - 11:38 am .- Pope Benedict XVI says he saw an “inspiring witness” during his three-day apostolic visit to the June 1-3 World Meeting of Families in Milan.

Pope to attend World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Jun 6, 2012 - 09:28 am .- Pope Benedict XVI personally chose Philadelphia as the site for the next World Meeting of Families and, health permitting, will attend the 2015 event, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said.

Cleveland diocese stresses orthodoxy in new high school curriculum

Jun 6, 2012 - 04:14 am .- In response to concerns raised by teachers and clergy, the Diocese of Cleveland has revamped its high school religion curriculum for the upcoming year, with a focus on orthodoxy and moral clarity.

UK ordinariate adapts Anglican prayers for Catholic use

Jun 6, 2012 - 01:59 am .- The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham is preparing to publish its daily liturgical prayer book, as part of its mission to incorporate Anglican traditions within the Catholic Church.

Spanish Catholic foundation announces mystical poetry contest

Jun 6, 2012 - 12:07 am .- A Madrid-based Catholic foundation has launched its 32nd annual contest for the Fernando Rielo Worldwide Prize for Mystical Poetry.

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