Archive of November 19, 2012

Vatican memo aims to boost priestly identity

Nov 19, 2012 - 05:05 pm .- In an effort to promote priestly identity, the Vatican Secretary of State has issued a letter asking clerics and religious at the Vatican to dress as befits their identity as priests conformed to Christ.

Vatican dismisses Maryknoll priest from order

Nov 19, 2012 - 03:52 pm .- The Vatican canonically dismissed Roy Bourgeois from the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers on Oct. 4, for disobedience and preaching against Church teaching on women's ordination.

Pope urges French Catholics to make voices heard on marriage

Nov 19, 2012 - 01:55 pm .- As France’s Socialist government pushes to legalize “gay marriage,” Catholics must continue to strongly and consistently bear witness to the teachings of Christ, Pope Benedict XVI said.

Campaign seeks to repeal Uruguay abortion law

Nov 19, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- Pro-life organizations in Uruguay have launched a signature drive for the country's political parties to repeal the newly enacted abortion law in their campaigns for the 2014 elections.

Archbishop Chaput says Year of Faith holds solution to relativism

Nov 19, 2012 - 11:58 am .- The current Year of Faith is an opportunity to counter the cultural relativism that plagues modern society and that has led many in the Church to deny Catholic teaching on important topics, said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia.

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