Archive of November 18, 2013

Minorities face religious liberty threats worldwide, experts say

Nov 18, 2013 - 05:28 pm .- Members of minority religious communities, particularly Christians in the Middle East, face grave persecution around the world, religious freedom experts warn.

New rules for Vatican financial oversight approved by Pope

Nov 18, 2013 - 03:09 pm .- Pope Francis on Nov. 15 approved a new document on the rules for the Holy See's financial oversight agency to distinguish better the roles and functions of its leadership.

Pope warns against dangers of 'adolescent progressivism'

Nov 18, 2013 - 02:58 pm .- In his daily homily Pope Francis cautioned against modern society's push for a unified secular ideology, saying that this does not create positive globalization but rather an “adolescent progressivism.” 

Pope Francis to release first apostolic exhortation

Nov 18, 2013 - 10:38 am .- The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis will officially deliver his first post-synodal apostolic exhortation to coincide with the end of the Year of Faith.

Vatican composer seeks to portray Bible through music

Nov 18, 2013 - 05:32 am .- A well-known composer and professor in Rome has revealed his goal of depicting the Bible through musical composition, stressing that it is an important avenue of evangelization.

Rio archbishop calls for 'missionary disciples' in Americas

Nov 18, 2013 - 04:05 am .- The Church in the Americas will be strengthened only by faithful Catholics whose lives of witness flow from their relationship with Jesus, the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has said.

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