Archive of August 14, 2013

Bishops offer encouragement on anniversary of civil rights march

Aug 14, 2013 - 05:21 pm .- Half a century after the famous civil rights march in Washington, D.C., significant progress towards justice has been made, but some goals remain unmet, said a group of U.S. bishops.

Ecuador president apologizes for profanation of hospital chapel

Aug 14, 2013 - 04:30 pm .- President Rafael Correa of Ecuador has apologized to Archbishop Lorenzo Voltolini of Portoviejo for the profanation of a chapel at the Verdi Cevallos Hospital last Friday.

Argentine soccer star says meeting Pope was unforgettable

Aug 14, 2013 - 12:29 pm .- Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi said his audience with Pope Francis on August 13 in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall was a moment that he will never forget.

New York cardinal warns of rampant 'disposable culture'

Aug 14, 2013 - 04:04 am .- At a recent Knights of Columbus event, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and other Church leaders warned against the tendency to “discard” society's marginalized, including immigrants.

Wis. law could push Catholic hospitals to admit abortionists

Aug 14, 2013 - 02:09 am .- A new abortion restriction in Wisconsin could inadvertently require several Catholic health systems to grant abortion doctors admitting privileges at their hospitals due to a decades-old federal law.

Pope to consecrate world to Mary's Immaculate Heart

Aug 14, 2013 - 12:03 am .- Pope Francis will consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary this Oct. 13 as part of the Marian Day celebration that will involve the statue of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima.

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