Archive of January 10, 2013

Bishops find progress in relationship with Catholic colleges

Jan 10, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- A report by the U.S. bishops finds a positive relationship between Catholic universities in America and the Church, while encouraging continued cooperation and growth.

Next bishop of Limerick, Ireland seeks new start

Jan 10, 2013 - 02:02 pm .- The priest named as the next Bishop of Limerick called for a “new start” three years after the diocese’s previous bishop resigned in the face of severe criticism of his handling of sex abuse cases.

Cultural event in NYC to explore meaning of freedom

Jan 10, 2013 - 12:27 pm .- An organizer for the New York Encounter, a three-day cultural festival held in January, says this year's theme of “Experiencing Freedom” is an idea both cherished and deeply divisive in American culture.

Pope names new bishop for Las Cruces, New Mexico

Jan 10, 2013 - 10:42 am .- The Vatican has announced that Bishop Oscar Cantú will serve as the second leader of the Diocese of Las Cruces, N.M., following the retirement of Bishop Ricardo Ramírez.

Pope calls the Incarnation God's gift to mankind

Jan 10, 2013 - 08:37 am .- Pope Benedict reflected on the mystery of the Incarnation during his general audience Jan. 9, calling it the “original gift of Christmas.”

California monks build new chapel with medieval stones

Jan 10, 2013 - 04:03 am .- A California abbey has been home to Cistercian monks since 1955, and now houses a new chapel built of stones taken from a medieval Cistercian monastery in Spain.

Sexual difference critical to understanding marriage, authors say

Jan 10, 2013 - 02:13 am .- Defending the sexual complementarity between men and women in marriage is an essential first step in building up a healthy “culture of marriage” as a whole, say the authors of a new book.

University employee allowed back after marriage controversy

Jan 10, 2013 - 12:17 am .- A Maryland university employee has been reinstated after spending three months on administrative leave for signing a petition to allow locals to vote on same-sex “marriage” in the state.

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