Archive of September 17, 2012

Argentina archdiocese laments sex abuse allegations against priest

Sep 17, 2012 - 04:07 pm .- The Archdiocese of Parana, Argentina voiced sorrow over the actions of Father Justo Jose Ilarraz, who is accused of sexually abusing at least 50 children over the span of eight years.

US bishops tap Denver Catholic Charities CEO as justice department head

Sep 17, 2012 - 03:10 pm .- President and CEO of Denver Catholic Charities, Dr. Jonathan Reyes, is honored to accept his new role as executive director of the U.S. bishops' Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development.

Vatileaks suspects receive Sept. 29 court date

Sep 17, 2012 - 12:19 pm .- The two men charged in the “Vatileaks” case will go to trial Sept. 29, according to a communique released Sept. 17 by the Vatican Press Office.

Italian Paralympics athlete values rosary more than medal

Sep 17, 2012 - 12:07 pm .- Among the moving personal stories of athletes at the Paralympic Games in London, few surprised reporters more than that of the winner of the bronze in the 1500 meter race: blind runner Annalisa Minetti of Italy, who said she values her rosary more than any award.

Course deepens journalists' understanding of Catholic Church

Sep 17, 2012 - 11:49 am .- A week-long seminar in Rome aimed at helping journalists better understand the Catholic Church is being called a success by organizers.

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