Archive of February 24, 2013

Protestant scholar lauds Benedict's ecumenical strides

Feb 24, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- Pope Benedict has been a leader devoted to ecumenical efforts, according to a professor of Christian history and ecumenism at Fuller Theological Seminary, a Protestant school in Pasadena, Calif.

Conclave expected between March 9 and 11

Feb 24, 2013 - 03:52 pm .- The conclave to choose the next Pope will likely begin between March 9th and 11th.

Pope will change rule for conclave date tomorrow

Feb 24, 2013 - 03:16 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will issue a motu proprio on Feb. 25, clearing the way for the College of Cardinals to choose a date in early March to begin the conclave for electing his successor.

The 'strictest' secrecy: a look at how conclaves work

Feb 24, 2013 - 01:12 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI's successor will soon be elected during a conclave, a secret vote of cardinals that will occur in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel next month.

Wales and England celebrate patron St. David on March 1

Feb 24, 2013 - 06:02 am .- Among Welsh Catholics, as well as those in England, March 1 is the liturgical celebration of Saint David of Wales.

Pope Benedict says he is not 'abandoning the Church'

Feb 24, 2013 - 05:05 am .- Around 120,000 pilgrims heard Pope Benedict XVI deliver his last Angelus address, in which he said that “the Lord called me to ‘climb the mountain,’ to devote myself even more to prayer and meditation,” a change that does not mean he is “abandoning the Church.”

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