Archive of November 1, 2013

Court unanimously overturns block on Texas abortion law

Nov 1, 2013 - 05:26 pm .- Texas pro-life advocates have claimed victory after a federal appeals court unanimously reinstated state rules that require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

Knights' Pope Francis documentary to re-air on Sunday

Nov 1, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- A new documentary on Pope Francis by the Knights of Columbus, entitled “Francis: The Pope from the New World,” will re-air this Sunday on the U.S. cable channel CNBC.

Pope Francis: Sanctity is for everyone, saints are not 'supermen'

Nov 1, 2013 - 12:29 pm .- On the Feast of All Saints, Pope Francis stressed that the saints are not “supermen” who are “born perfect,” but rather are ordinary people who followed God “with all their heart.”

Cleveland's auxiliary, Bishop Gries, retires at 76

Nov 1, 2013 - 10:22 am .- Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Roger W. Gries, who was the auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, on Nov. 1, upon his having reached the mandatory retirement age of 75.

US Catholicism like growing forest, leading cardinal says

Nov 1, 2013 - 04:13 am .- The Catholic Church in the U.S. is growing, and should evangelize by showing the “joy of living” and becoming “a Church of the poor,” said Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga at a recent conference.

Cardinal Tagle highlights humility in New Evangelization

Nov 1, 2013 - 02:17 am .- At a recent conference on the New Evangelization, Cardinal Louis Antonio Tagle of Manila emphasized the need for interior conversion as the faithful seek to be a light for the world.

Archbishop Aquila: rejection of God threatens democracy

Nov 1, 2013 - 12:10 am .- The Archbishop of Denver warned that an increasing rejection of God endangers the foundations of democracy, urging Catholics to embrace the truth of the Gospel and to live it “both personally and publicly.”

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