Archive of October 30, 2012

Evangelization more than strategy, cardinal-designate says

Oct 30, 2012 - 05:02 pm .- A new cardinal-desginate said he was encouraged by the recent bishops' synod in Rome, which emphasized an encounter with the risen Christ as the basis of all evangelization.

Archbishop tells children to encounter Christ though reading Gospel

Oct 30, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires told thousands of children gathered in the Argentinean capital to “encounter Jesus” in the poor, Holy Communion and in the frequent reading of the Gospel.

Film on boy's redemptive struggle with cancer shown at Vatican

Oct 30, 2012 - 03:09 pm .- A new movie based on the real-life story of a 15-year-old boy who became a source of joy to those around him – despite dying from cancer – recently debuted at the Vatican.

Cuban bishops bring relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy

Oct 30, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- The bishops of eastern Cuba toured the provinces of Santiago, Holguin and Guantanamo to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, and bring pastoral and material aid to thousands of victims.

Pope urges respect for rights of migrants, refugees

Oct 30, 2012 - 09:27 am .- The Vatican has released Pope Benedict's message for the upcoming ninety-ninth World Day of Migrants and Refugees, in which he urged global respect for those forced to leave their homelands.

Vatican condemns sex abuse in wake of Jimmy Savile revelations

Oct 30, 2012 - 04:05 am .- The Vatican has reiterated condemnation of sexual abuse following allegations against deceased British TV star Jimmy Savile, who during his life was given a papal knighthood for his charity work.

New website gathers video resources for Catholic ministry

Oct 30, 2012 - 01:05 am .- The new website Catholic Link catalogues videos and other resources useful for ministry and evangelization, aspiring to proclaim the gospel with “creativity and ingenuity.”

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