Archive of June 12, 2012

Holy See-Israel talks make 'significant' progress

Jun 12, 2012 - 04:38 pm .- An agreement securing the rights of the Catholic Church in Israel is one step closer to being finalized after a meeting between both sides at the Vatican.

Late Miami bishop leaves $60,000 to Cuban diocese

Jun 12, 2012 - 03:58 pm .- The Archdiocese of Miami announced that Auxiliary Bishop Agustin Roman, who passed away April 11, left behind a donation of $60,000 for the Cuban Diocese of Matanzas.

Vatican describes talks with US sisters as 'open and cordial'

Jun 12, 2012 - 11:11 am .- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has described talks with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious as open and cordial.

Network bus tour illustrates Vatican’s objections, author says

Jun 12, 2012 - 04:28 am .- An expert on women religious in the U.S. said that a bus tour announced by religious sisters who belonging to a “progressive” social justice organization demonstrates the Vatican’s concerns about certain groups of women religious in the country.

Archbishop Lori highlights role of laity in Fortnight for Freedom

Jun 12, 2012 - 02:19 am .- Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore stressed the importance of laity involvement in efforts to defend religious freedom from the ongoing threats in the U.S.

Auxiliary bishop to head Philly’s St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Jun 12, 2012 - 12:26 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has named Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior as rector of Philadelphia’s historic St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, saying the bishop will serve in the “demanding but also rewarding” role of priestly formation.

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