Archive of September 19, 2012

Cardinal Dolan and Stephen Colbert talk faith at Fordham

Sep 19, 2012 - 05:47 pm .- Fordham University students were treated to a rare opportunity last week when they packed an auditorium to hear Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and television comedian Stephen Colbert trade jokes and discuss faith.

Philadelphia archdiocese auctions priests' vacation villa

Sep 19, 2012 - 04:15 pm .- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has sold at auction a South Jersey shore vacation villa for elderly priests at a price of $4.5 million, continuing its efforts to meet a major budget shortfall.

Opposition leaders suspend hunger strike after dissident is released

Sep 19, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Thirty Cuban opposition leaders suspended their hunger campaign after the government gave in to their demands that it release dissident Jorge Vazquez Chaviano from prison.

Pope appreciated chance to comfort his children, renew call for dialogue

Sep 19, 2012 - 11:49 am .- In keeping with tradition, Pope Benedict XVI spent today’s general audience reflecting on his recent apostolic trip to Lebanon, calling it an opportunity for dialogue and an opportunity for solidarity with those in “difficult circumstances.”

Campus tour invites college students to vote pro-life first

Sep 19, 2012 - 03:59 am .- A new nationwide initiative is asking young American voters to remember the importance of life when they cast their ballots this November.

Group aims to influence Chicago archbishop appointment

Sep 19, 2012 - 02:09 am .- A Massachusetts-based Catholic lay group, Voice of the Faithful, is making efforts to sway the selection of Chicago's new archbishop by getting feedback from local church-goers.

House passes bill to promote human rights in Vietnam

Sep 19, 2012 - 12:09 am .- A bill to encourage freedom and respect for human rights, including religious liberty, in communist-run Vietnam was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 11.

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