Archive of January 8, 2013

LA archdiocese to release documents as part of anti-abuse effort

Jan 8, 2013 - 05:05 pm .- The personnel files of priests accused of sexual abuse will soon be released by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, cooperating with county judge Emilie Elias' order that the files be released without editing.

Venezuelan bishop warns government to respect constitution

Jan 8, 2013 - 04:18 pm .- A leading Venezuelan bishop called on government officials to avoid manipulating the constitution amid uncertainty over the swearing-in of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez for a second term.

Benedict XVI will see Christ statue from the air during WYD

Jan 8, 2013 - 12:12 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will get a bird’s eye view of the famous Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro during his visit to the city for World Youth Day 2013.

New York auxiliary bishop picked to shepherd Camden

Jan 8, 2013 - 10:58 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan of New York to lead the Diocese of Camden, N.J., accepting the resignation of his predecessor.

Knowledge of Catholic past deepens faith, historian finds

Jan 8, 2013 - 04:05 am .- A new book authored by Dr. James Hitchcock, professor of history at St. Louis University, is aimed at helping Catholics live their faith more richly by exposing them to the Church's 2000 year history.

Anglican nuns praised for joining Catholic Church

Jan 8, 2013 - 02:02 am .- A group of 11 Anglican nuns who were received into the communion of the Catholic Church Jan. 1 were lauded for their response to “the Holy Father's summons to unity” at their Mass of reception.

Legal reform emphasized during National Migration Week

Jan 8, 2013 - 12:03 am .- The U.S. bishops' migration committee is calling for prayer and action during National Migration Week to ease the struggles of immigrants coming to America.

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