Archive of July 10, 2013

Texas House passes late-term abortion ban amid wide support

Jul 10, 2013 - 06:36 pm .- Pro-lifers nationwide lauded Texas legislators for passing a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks gestation on the grounds that unborn infants can feel pain at that stage of development.

WYD cross and Marian icon arrive in Rio de Janeiro

Jul 10, 2013 - 02:18 pm .- The World Youth Day Cross and Icon of the Virgin Mary arrived July 6 in Rio de Janeiro, where they will remain until the conclusion of the July 23-28 gathering of young people and Pope Francis.

Bishop says Pope Francis' influence seen throughout encyclical

Jul 10, 2013 - 11:59 am .- Bishop Juan A. Reig Pla of the Spanish diocese Alcala de Henares said that the thought of Pope Francis is evident throughout his recent encyclical.

Pope gives American Maronites youthful bishop

Jul 10, 2013 - 09:29 am .- Pope Francis has appointed a new bishop for one of only two Maronite Catholic territories in the United States, while also accepting the resignation of the current shepherd.

Arizona parish finds hope in wake of tragedies

Jul 10, 2013 - 06:06 am .- As the city of Prescott, Ariz. grieves the loss of nineteen elite firefighters, Sacred Heart Catholic Parish is also coping with the “whirlwind” of the past few weeks.

Pope offers 'deep sympathy' to Quebec train victims, families

Jul 10, 2013 - 04:38 am .- Pope Francis said he is uniting himself in prayer with the victims of the unusual train explosion that killed at least 15 people and destroyed a section of a Quebec town's center July 6.

Opus Dei bishop to be beatified after newborn's miracle cure

Jul 10, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Pope Francis has approved the beatification of Venerable Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the second leader of Opus Dei, after recognizing the miraculous healing of a newborn who had suffered major cardiac arrest.

Priest's new video series links evangelization with beauty

Jul 10, 2013 - 12:03 am .- Father Robert Barron, rector of Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago, has produced a new video series emphasizing the primacy of beauty in drawing people to Christ.

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