Archive of June 25, 2013

Threat to one faith endangers freedom for all, warn leaders

Jun 25, 2013 - 05:44 pm .- Noting significant threats to religious liberty in modern U.S. society, speakers at a recent national conference stressed that all faiths are threatened by restrictions on the freedom of believers.

God calls each Christian personally, Pope says

Jun 25, 2013 - 03:49 pm .- Just as God called Abraham by name to receive a promise, so does he continue to call each Christian personally to enter into relationship with him, Pope Francis said at his daily Mass June 25.

Bishop Dunne, auxiliary of Rockville Centre, retires at 75

Jun 25, 2013 - 09:22 am .- Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop John C. Dunne, who was an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, on June 22, a few months after he turned 75.

Arizona hermitage to foster deep prayer, priestly renewal

Jun 25, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has established a local house of prayer for priests, where they can come for solitude with Christ and renew themselves for their ministry to the people of God.

LA archbishop says immigration tests America's identity

Jun 25, 2013 - 02:05 am .- The American Dream is at stake in the debate over immigration reform, Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles told a group of journalists, saying the issue provides a chance for the nation to renew its soul.

Catholics, Baptists come together over conscience rights bill

Jun 25, 2013 - 12:05 am .- Catholic and Baptist leaders are collaborating to ask national legislators to support a bill that would offer conscience protections to healthcare workers across the country.

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