Archive of September 26, 2013

Manhattan Declaration draws renewed commitment, prayers

Sep 26, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- Advocates of life, marriage and religious liberty united in New York on Wednesday to pray together and reaffirm their dedication to advancing foundational Christian principles of justice and the common good.

Archbishop Gomez: conversion, mercy at heart of Pope’s interview

Sep 26, 2013 - 04:13 pm .- In his weekly column, Archbishop José H. Gomez said that despite what secular media outlets have reported, the heart of the Holy Father’s interview is fostering a lively relationship with Christ.

Five appointments made to Pope's liturgical celebrations office

Sep 26, 2013 - 10:43 am .- The Vatican announced Sept. 26 that five men were appointed as consultants to the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff.

'Know Jesus,' Pope urges during daily homily

Sep 26, 2013 - 09:36 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis stressed the importance of having a personal encounter with Jesus, and said that there are three languages needed in order to get to know him.

Pius XII knew he would be misunderstood, theologian says

Sep 26, 2013 - 05:34 am .- A priest who knew Pius XII personally and had access to “every strip of paper” in the Vatican archives says the pontiff believed he did the right thing during the holocaust despite knowing he would be questioned.

Architects eager to begin Crystal Cathedral's renovation

Sep 26, 2013 - 04:16 am .- The leading architects in the massive undertaking of renovating the 'Crystal Cathedral' into Christ Cathedral for the Diocese of Orange, Calif., have expressed their excitement about the daunting project.

Like Benedict, Pope Francis doesn't want Church of 'moralists'

Sep 26, 2013 - 02:08 am .- While Pope Francis’ mention of the Church’s priorities in a recent interview grabbed worldwide attention, few remember that Benedict XVI said substantially the same thing seven years ago.

Unauthorized migrant numbers may be increasing, study finds

Sep 26, 2013 - 12:37 am .- As the Pope and bishops continue to call for the just and humane treatment of migrants, a new survey has found that the population of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. may be rising.

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