Archive of April 15, 2013

Vatican plans huge pro-life, evangelization gathering

Apr 15, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- A major highlight for the Year of Faith will be a two-day celebration in Rome on the Church’s teaching about the dignity of life and how it fits with the New Evangelization.

Bishop warns of Church plundering in Central African Republic

Apr 15, 2013 - 04:26 pm .- In the midst of a conflict between the government of the Central African Republic and the rebel Séléka coalition, the Church is suffering from fighting and theft by rebel forces, a local bishop said.

Archdiocese of Boston urges prayers after marathon explosions

Apr 15, 2013 - 03:12 pm .- As local police report at least two people dead and dozens injured following a pair of explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the archdiocese has asked for prayers for the victims.

North American College breaks ground on 10-story building

Apr 15, 2013 - 08:29 am .- Seminarians filled the North American College with strains of “Holy God We Praise Thy Name” as they took part in the groundbreaking ceremony for a new 10-story structure.

Pope backs reform of US sisters' leadership conference

Apr 15, 2013 - 07:02 am .- Pope Francis has reaffirmed the Vatican’s assessment of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, which found it had “serious doctrinal problems” and needed to be reformed.

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