Archive of December 3, 2012

LA Guadalupe procession draws thousands in celebration of faith

Dec 3, 2012 - 08:02 pm .- An outdoor procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe held Sunday in Los Angeles attracted 25,000 participants to venerate the Virgin and to express their Catholic faith.

Vatican judges find computer tech's testimony not credible

Dec 3, 2012 - 04:45 pm .- The Vatican court said in a detailed sentence issued Dec. 1 that the testimony given by the computer technician Claudio Sciarpelletti was neither “credible” nor “truthful.”

Pro-life leaders ask GOP to stand strong on abortion

Dec 3, 2012 - 04:20 pm .- Top pro-life advocates are calling on the Republican Party to maintain its pro-life stance despite calls from some to back off from the position in the wake of the presidential election.

Brazilian soccer team receives blessing for Club World Cup

Dec 3, 2012 - 04:08 pm .- The Brazilian soccer team Corinthians received a special blessing from a local priest before traveling to Japan for the 2012 Club World Cup that will take place Dec. 6-16.

Cardinal prays World Youth Day will have lifelong impact

Dec 3, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- The president of the Pontifical Council for the Laity said he hopes World Youth Day 2013 in Rio de Janeiro will have a lasting effect on the hundreds of thousands of young people slated to attend.

Pope Benedict will make Twitter debut with @pontifex

Dec 3, 2012 - 10:13 am .- The Pope's Twitter account will be @pontifex and will start on Dec. 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Vatican representatives announced.

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