Archive of January 25, 2013

Cardinal O'Malley calls pro-life movement to grow in faith

Jan 25, 2013 - 06:56 pm .- Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston encouraged pro-life pilgrims from across America to deepen their faith, explaining that a culture of life must be founded upon the conversion of our own lives.

Bishop: National Catholic Reporter undermines Church teaching

Jan 25, 2013 - 05:47 pm .- Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-Saint Joseph announced his discouragement that the National Catholic Reporter has failed to live up to the “Catholic” portion of its name.

March for Life participants offer joyful witness

Jan 25, 2013 - 04:13 pm .- Young participants at the 2013 March for Life voiced enthusiasm and hope as they stood up for the dignity of every human life, from conception to natural death.

Pope transfers responsibility for catechesis, seminaries

Jan 25, 2013 - 04:04 pm .- Pope Benedict has written two new directives modifying the departments in the Roman Curia which are responsible for catechesis and the formation of priests throughout the Church.

Rio de Janeiro safe for visitors, World Youth Day official says

Jan 25, 2013 - 12:12 pm .- After meeting with the Vatican, an organizer for World Youth Day 2013 said that fear for safety should not keep visitors from traveling to Rio de Janeiro this summer.

Pope Benedict tweets support for US pro-life rallies

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:35 am .- Pope Benedict has sent a Twitter message expressing his solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of people marching in America this week for a culture of life and an end to abortion.

Colo. bishops to review health system's fidelity to Church

Jan 25, 2013 - 04:03 am .- Colorado's three bishops will examine litigation surrounding Catholic Health Initiatives, after its lawyers allegedly argued in a wrongful-death lawsuit that human fetuses are not persons.

Democrats for Life challenge New York abortion law

Jan 25, 2013 - 02:05 am .- A group of pro-life Democrats is protesting radical abortion legislation in New York, as well as assertions that there is no place for them in the Democratic Party.

Catholic Relief Services helps refugees in Mali conflict

Jan 25, 2013 - 12:09 am .- Catholic Relief Services is working to assist tens of thousands of refugees in Mali as the clash between government and rebel forces continues.

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