Archive of April 22, 2013

Bishops cautiously hopeful on immigration plan

Apr 22, 2013 - 05:19 pm .- Prominent U.S. bishops have expressed support for the immigration reform bill recently introduced in the Senate, although they noted that it still has room for improvement.

Peruvian lawmaker praised for rejecting contraception plan

Apr 22, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- The president of Peru’s congressional Committee on Women and the Family has reaffirmed her commitment to resisting pressure from abortion and contraception advocacy groups.

Franciscan University names Fr. Sean Sheridan as president

Apr 22, 2013 - 01:22 pm .- Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has named as its next president theology professor and canon lawyer Father Sean O. Sheridan.

St. George's feast becomes Vatican holiday this year

Apr 22, 2013 - 01:03 pm .- St. George's feast day falling on April 23 means Vatican employees will have the day off to celebrate the saint their boss, Pope Francis, is named after.

Mistaken obituary labels George Soros as 'predatory' billionaire

Apr 22, 2013 - 12:07 pm .- A mistakenly-published article erroneously announcing the death of George Soros described the atheist billionaire as a successful “Hungarian-American financier” who has donated huge sums of money to liberal causes.

No room for self-promoters in God's kingdom, Pope says

Apr 22, 2013 - 10:58 am .- Pope Francis warned that some people, even in the Church, are “social climbers” that try to promote themselves, instead of seeking to glorify Christ.

Being Christian means risking following Jesus, Pope teaches

Apr 22, 2013 - 04:57 am .- Lukewarm Christians try to build a church that conforms to their own common sense and see too much risk in following Jesus, Pope Francis preached.

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