Archive of September 24, 2013

Global community offers prayers, support after Kenya attack

Sep 24, 2013 - 05:44 pm .- A deadly terrorist attack at a shopping mall in the capital of Kenya has drawn prayers and condolences from across the country and around the world.  

New Catholic Voices head eager to help share Church's message

Sep 24, 2013 - 04:23 pm .- The new head of a Catholic communications training group says he hopes to help the faithful present the complex truths of the Gospel in understandable ways amid a sometimes hostile modern world.

Recent Vatican appointments dominated by diplomats, say observers

Sep 24, 2013 - 11:50 am .- According to Vatican observers, a Pope Francis “revolution” in the Roman Curia began Sept. 21, when a series of appointments and confirmations at the curia's top ranks changed the face of the Pope’s collaboration team.

Newark archdiocese receives Bishop Hebda as coadjutor

Sep 24, 2013 - 10:10 am .- Pope Francis today appointed Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda, who had been serving as Bishop of Gaylord, in northern Michigan, as Coadjutor Archbishop of Newark.

Pope Francis: sacrament of the Eucharist is not a 'magic rite'

Sep 24, 2013 - 08:13 am .- During his daily homily, Pope Francis gave special emphasis to the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, saying that it is not magical act, but an encounter with the living God.

Holy Childhood Society celebrates 25 years in Colombo

Sep 24, 2013 - 04:15 am .- A group which aims to foster a missionary spirit among children celebrated the 25th anniversary of its establishment in the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka, with a Mass said Sept. 7.

Prejudice towards migrants and refugees must end, Pope stresses

Sep 24, 2013 - 03:43 am .- In honor of the upcoming World Migration Day, Pope Francis said that the improvement of society demands the end of common prejudices against migrants and refugees.

Denver archbishop: Syrian martyrs are 'model of courage'

Sep 24, 2013 - 02:03 am .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has said that Syrian Catholics killed for their faith offer a “model of courage that we need to emulate.”

Supreme Knight rejects idea of contrast between Francis, Benedict

Sep 24, 2013 - 12:02 am .- Media narratives about Pope Francis have lead to a misunderstanding of his interview with Jesuit magazines, as well as a misperceived contrast between him and his predecessor, according to Carl Anderson.

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