Archive of August 8, 2012

World of false messages needs the Gospel, Toronto cardinal says

Aug 8, 2012 - 05:04 pm .- Embracing a spirit of prayer and joy, Catholics are called to spread the truth of the Gospel in a world saturated with false messages, said Cardinal Thomas C. Collins of Toronto.

Cardinal Dolan: strong marriages critical for healthy society

Aug 8, 2012 - 02:51 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called for renewed efforts to build strong marriages, which he said serve as the foundation for a healthy society and a witness of God's love.

Pope explains St. Dominic's nine ways of prayer

Aug 8, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- On the Feast of St. Dominic, Pope Benedict XVI praised the founder of the Order of Preachers as “a man of prayer, in love with God” whose nine ways of prayer are an example for Christians’ daily life.

Spanish youth on pro-life walk report harassment from activists

Aug 8, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Twelve young people taking part in a Crossroads pro-life walk in Spain say they have been harassed by abortion rights activists on their journey from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela.

Knights of Columbus add over 200 councils, break donation record

Aug 8, 2012 - 11:56 am .- Throughout the past year, the Knights of Columbus has fulfilled its mission through a strong defense of religious liberty and record-breaking amounts of charitable activity, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson announced.

Archbishop Hart blasts Melbourne paper for highlighting sacrilegious liturgy

Aug 8, 2012 - 04:02 am .- The Archbishop of Melbourne denounced a local newspaper for its story about a breakaway group of “Inclusive Catholics,” led by a renegade priest who allegedly gave Holy Communion to a dog.

Villa director reveals rich history behind Pope's summer home

Aug 8, 2012 - 02:05 am .- Saverio Petrillo, director of the Pontifical Villas at Castel Gandolfo, knows that the villas and farm at Pope Benedict's summer residence have been centuries in the making.

Catholic Latinos to examine 'threatening' political landscape

Aug 8, 2012 - 12:23 am .- Over 100 Catholic Hispanic leaders will gather in Miami, Florida Aug. 24-26 to discuss how to defend faith, family and religious freedom in contemporary America.

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