Archive of December 21, 2012

Children's music group wishes world Merry Christmas

Dec 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm .- An Austria-based singing group of children and teens has made a music video wishing a merry Christmas to the world as part of their mission to tell stories of faith through music.

CNA services to resume in 2013

Dec 21, 2012 - 08:05 am .- Beginning Dec. 21, Catholic News Agency will suspend its daily news service in celebration of Christmas and the New Year. It will resume Jan. 2, 2013.

Pope's childhood letter to Baby Jesus shows his faith

Dec 21, 2012 - 04:16 am .- A Christmas letter that Pope Benedict XVI wrote to Baby Jesus when he was seven years-old demonstrates his devotion to the Sacred Heart and his desire to be a priest.

Knights in Newtown organize nationwide prayer drive

Dec 21, 2012 - 02:27 am .- The Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima parish in Newtown, Conn. have organized a prayer drive for the benefit of those affected by the town's recent tragedy.

'Holiday tree' dispute wins governor annual Scrooge award

Dec 21, 2012 - 12:05 am .- A law firm has given Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chaffee its 2012 “Ebenezer Award” for his insistence that the 17.5-foot fir tree in the local state house rotunda is a “holiday tree,” not a Christmas tree.

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