Archive of February 26, 2013

Vatileaks not at center of Pope's decision, priest states

Feb 26, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- An Irish theologian who is familiar with the life and thought of Pope Benedict XVI says his decision to resign was not because of Vatican difficulties.

Young people across globe thank Pope in video

Feb 26, 2013 - 12:08 pm .- A group of young people from Madrid have posted a two-minute video online with international messages thanking  Pope Benedict XVI for his service to the Church.

Next Pope can still be 'Pontifex' on Twitter

Feb 26, 2013 - 10:43 am .- The Vatican has dispelled claims that Pope Benedict XVI's “Pontifex” Twitter account will be shut down permanently, clarifying that it “will be available for use by the next Pope as he may wish.”

Pope Benedict chooses his new wardrobe

Feb 26, 2013 - 06:07 am .- Pope Benedict has decided what he will wear once he is no longer Pope – a simple white cassock, and brown shoes given to him in Leon, Mexico.

Pope Benedict's new name revealed

Feb 26, 2013 - 05:50 am .- The Holy See press office revealed today that Pope Benedict XVI will retain his papal name but will be called Pope Emeritus.

Korean War chaplain slated to receive Medal of Honor

Feb 26, 2013 - 04:02 am .- A former Kansas Congressman has indicated that Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun will be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor later this year, prompting excitement from those who know of the U.S. Army chaplain’s heroic service in prison camps during the Korean War.

Lawmakers demand account of Planned Parenthood funds

Feb 26, 2013 - 02:03 am .- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have requested a report from the government on the use federal funds given to Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide abortions.

Patriarch urges protection for Iraq's fleeing Christians

Feb 26, 2013 - 12:03 am .- Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, says greater security is needed for Christians in Iraq who are leaving their homeland for fear of local disorder.

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