Archive of December 16, 2012

Communications think tank promotes family in media

Dec 16, 2012 - 05:16 pm .- Family and Media is celebrating its seventh year of studying the impact of the media on the family and offering advice to parents on how to form the Christian character of their children.

Elementary school massacre 'not part of God’s plan,' Newtown priest says

Dec 16, 2012 - 12:37 pm .- The motive behind the gunman whose Dec. 14 shooting rampage took the lives of 28 people, including 20 children, is not something that can be answered, Newtown’s local Catholic priest said.

Pope 'deeply saddened' by Connecticut shooting

Dec 16, 2012 - 09:36 am .- The Pope expressed sorrow over the Sandy Hook school shooting that massacred 20 children and offered prayers for the victims' families.

St. Peter Canisius, influential early Jesuit, honored Dec. 21

Dec 16, 2012 - 06:03 am .- An important figure in the Catholic counter-reformation that responded to the 16th century spread of Protestantism, the priest and Doctor of the Church Saint Peter Canisius is remembered liturgically on Dec. 21.

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