Archive of October 9, 2013

Defense of marriage is a social justice issue, scholar says

Oct 9, 2013 - 05:38 pm .- Maintaining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is a matter of social justice, said Ryan Anderson, a political scholar and editor of the online journal Public Discourse, in a recent talk.

Updated Newman Guide helps students find faithful colleges

Oct 9, 2013 - 05:07 pm .- New guides by the Cardinal Newman Society provide guidance for Catholic families looking at higher education for their children as they seek out faithful Catholic colleges.

Interaction, dialogue needed to end religious violence, priest reflects

Oct 9, 2013 - 10:24 am .- In a recent interview, theology professor Fr. Bryan Lobo urged that dialogue itself is not enough to end religious violence, and stressed the importance of coming together as a community to resolve tensions.

Regnum Christi general assembly to be held in December

Oct 9, 2013 - 10:23 am .- Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, the Papal delegate overseeing Regnum Christi and the Legion of Christ, has announced that consecrated women of Regnum Christi will have their first general assembly later this year.

Church's Catholicity embraces all of humanity, Pope says

Oct 9, 2013 - 06:00 am .- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis explored the different elements of what makes the Church Catholic, reflecting on why we call ourselves by that name.  

Victims of sex trafficking need Church community, group says

Oct 9, 2013 - 04:12 am .- Although largely unrecognized, sex trafficking in the U.S. is a serious problem, and its victims needs the loving support that the Catholic Church can give, says the head of a D.C.- based ministry.

Pope rescued hundreds from military dictatorship, author says

Oct 9, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Italian journalist Nello Scavo has released a book entitled “Bergoglio’s List,” recounting the efforts of Pope Francis to help hundreds escape persecution by Argentina's military dictatorship.

Cardinal O'Malley calls Christians to open hearts to life

Oct 9, 2013 - 12:43 am .- A year-long initiative from the U.S. bishops is calling the faithful to respond to the needs of the unborn, supporting life in its most vulnerable stages.

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