Archive of May 30, 2013

Religious differences compatible with freedom, Jewish leader says

May 30, 2013 - 06:12 pm .- True religious liberty does not require religious individuals to minimize differences in the tenets of their faith, said Jewish Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.

Man prayed over by Pope says he suffered from demons

May 30, 2013 - 04:12 pm .- A 43-year-old Mexican man whom Pope Francis prayed over in St. Peter’s Square on Pentecost Sunday said that he had suffered from demonic possession for more than a decade.

Spiritual generosity is form of solidarity, Pope states

May 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm .- Pope Francis says that even though solidarity is an idea “frowned down upon by the world,” people need to practice it by spiritually feeding others.

Columnist examines pitfalls of arguing against 'gay marriage'

May 30, 2013 - 11:19 am .- In a new column on Catholic Womanhood, writer Jennifer Uebbing explains that a common problem in arguing against a redefinition of marriage is implicitly accepting the idea that such as redefinition is possible.

Vatican explains availability of Pope's daily homilies

May 30, 2013 - 09:50 am .- The Vatican is not publishing the full text of the Pope’s daily homilies because it wants to avoid giving them a level of authority that is not intended.

Church in northern Arabia longs for 'place to worship'

May 30, 2013 - 04:05 am .- As he oversees the missionary territory of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, apostolic vicar Camillo Ballin outlined Catholics' need for religious toleration as well as a physical home for ministry.

Religious orders to release records of abusive LA priests

May 30, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Catholic religious orders will soon release confidential files about priests accused of sex abuse who were assigned to work in Los Angeles, fulfilling part of a settlement agreement with victims.

Archbishop Myers stresses child safety efforts in Newark

May 30, 2013 - 12:02 am .- Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark has reaffirmed the archdiocese’s commitment to protecting children following the resignation of a priest who violated a legal agreement to avoid minors.

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