Archive of March 7, 2013

Gender language blocks bishops from supporting domestic violence bill

Mar 7, 2013 - 05:49 pm .- Leading U.S. bishops explained that despite a commitment to fight domestic violence, they could not endorse a prominent federal bill due to its inclusion of troubling gender and sexuality language.

Catholic nurse executed by Nazis remembered in Rome

Mar 7, 2013 - 04:12 pm .- Blessed Maria Restituta, a Catholic nurse who was decapitated by the Nazis in March of 1943, was remembered for her courageous martyrdom during a recent Mass in Rome.

Vatican post office sells over 150k Vacant See sets

Mar 7, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- The Vatican is now selling special stamps and envelopes that are made only when there is no Pope.

Archbishop Chaput to consolidate Philadelphia seminary

Mar 7, 2013 - 03:13 pm .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has announced his plan to consolidate Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary's operations, as part of his ongoing reform of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Book on Benedict XVI's final speeches planned

Mar 7, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- A book on all of Benedict XVI’s speeches from the moment he announced his resignation until his last day as pontiff will be published March 11.

Final cardinal arrives in Rome for conclave

Mar 7, 2013 - 08:15 am .- The last cardinal to arrive in Rome for the election of a new Pope is supposed to land this afternoon, in time for Thursday’s second general meeting.

Mock conclave teaches Catholic students about faith

Mar 7, 2013 - 04:08 am .- The principal at a Virginia Catholic grade school said he hopes an elaborate mock conclave recently held by students and staff will help enrich the school’s efforts to teach the Catholic faith.

New book shows adult stem cells as medical 'paradigm shift'

Mar 7, 2013 - 02:07 am .- The recent explosion of success in using adult stem cells to treat and cure diseases marks a shift in the medical field by making it unnecessary to use controversial embryonic stem cells, said Dr. Robin Smith.  

Cardinal Dolan named Notre Dame's 2013 commencement speaker

Mar 7, 2013 - 12:08 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremony on May 19.  

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