Archive of July 9, 2013

Proclaim wisdom of the Church boldly, exhorts Archbishop Chaput

Jul 9, 2013 - 05:12 pm .- While the search for knowledge is universal, spanning all times and places, true wisdom is found in the Church and points us towards salvation in Christ, said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia.

Catholic Health group approves of mandate, despite bishops

Jul 9, 2013 - 10:59 am .- Days after the U.S. bishops indicated the HHS contraception mandate remains unacceptable, the Catholic Health Association has approved the government's accommodation.

Pope grants indulgences for World Youth Day

Jul 9, 2013 - 10:45 am .- Pope Francis will grant a plenary indulgence – a remission of all temporal punishment due to sin – to World Youth Day Catholic participants, the Vatican announced July 9.

Buy humble bicycles, Pope advises future priests, nuns

Jul 9, 2013 - 10:05 am .- “I think that bicycles are necessary because there’s a lot of work to do and you have to move around but get a humbler one!” Pope Francis told seminarians and novices July 7 in the Vatican’ s Paul VI Hall.

World Youth Day will have over 250 teaching sessions

Jul 9, 2013 - 08:35 am .- The Vatican has confirmed over 267 venues will offer lessons on the faith during Pope Francis’ World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil later this month.

New generation of filmmakers to 'Impact Culture for Christ'

Jul 9, 2013 - 04:08 am .- A group of filmmakers of the John Paul II generation, looking to spread the Gospel of Christ, is working to produce a new high-quality short film, called “Bandit,” in San Diego, Calif.

Vatican Bank donated $70 million to charity in 2012

Jul 9, 2013 - 02:01 am .- The Vatican Bank donated some $70 million to charities in 2012, according to a Vatican statement released Thursday.

Pope Francis invites homeless to dine at Vatican

Jul 9, 2013 - 12:07 am .- On July 1 Pope Francis invited a group of 200 homeless individuals to dinner at the Vatican, where they were served in his name by Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello.

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