Archive of January 7, 2013

Pope asks diplomats to seek peace, appeals for Syria

Jan 7, 2013 - 06:06 pm .- Pope Benedict gave a wide-ranging address to a group of ambassadors and diplomats that urged an end to the “slaughter” in Syria and stressed the “grave responsibility” to work for peace around the word.

Priest devoted to helping AIDS patients dies in Chile

Jan 7, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Father Ubaldo Santi Lucherini, one of the founders of Caritas Chile who devoted years of his life to caring for AIDS and cancer patients, died on Jan. 4 at the age of 92.

Socialist politician says Spanish bishop should be 'muzzled'

Jan 7, 2013 - 12:09 pm .- A socialist government official in Andalusia, Spain, called for a local Catholic bishop to be “muzzled” for arguing that men and women are both different and complementary.

Magi were 'men who sought God,' Pope tells new bishops

Jan 7, 2013 - 09:10 am .- Pope Benedict reflected on the Magi as “men with a restless heart” during his homily for Epiphany at St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, in a Mass at which he consecrated four new bishops.

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