Archive of January 24, 2013

Strong college presence expected at March for Life

Jan 24, 2013 - 05:02 pm .- Catholic colleges and universities will be well-represented at this year’s March for Life, according to announcements by pro-life campus groups across the country.

Vatican council supports US bishops in pro-life stance

Jan 24, 2013 - 04:04 pm .- The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family has written to several U.S. bishops to express his support for the pro-life events this week surrounding the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Vatican TV's new director surprised at his appointment

Jan 24, 2013 - 02:55 pm .- The new head of the Vatican Television Center says he was surprised when he was asked to lead one the Church’s important outlets for communicating the Pope’s teachings.

In letter to SSPX, Vatican archbishop appeals for unity

Jan 24, 2013 - 02:01 pm .- Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, one of the Roman officials involved in discussions with the Society of St. Pius X, wrote a letter to the society's priests, seeking “reconciliation and healing.”

Pope focuses on best way to use social media

Jan 24, 2013 - 11:53 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has asked people to use social networking sites "responsibly" and "with respect," given the growing number of people who are becoming internet dependent.

St. Francis de Sales, patron of Catholic writers, celebrated Jan. 24

Jan 24, 2013 - 10:29 am .- Jan. 24 marks the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, the patron saint of writers and Christian unity whose role as a priest and bishop helped bring thousands of Protestants back to the Catholic Church.

Vatican official says US pro-life marches have global impact

Jan 24, 2013 - 04:03 am .- A top Vatican official on life issues called the protests sweeping across the U.S. this week against abortion a historic witness to the sanctity of human life.

Catholics call end-of-life care central to pro-life mission

Jan 24, 2013 - 02:01 am .- Catholic healthcare providers and legal professionals in the Denver region convened to share the importance of end-of-life care as a necessary part of a pro-life worldview.

Imprisoned Christian pastor banned from trial

Jan 24, 2013 - 12:02 am .- An American citizen imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith has been barred from attending his own trial and faces serious danger, warned a legal team monitoring his case.

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