Archive of December 13, 2013

Regnum Christi's consecrated women choose leadership

Dec 13, 2013 - 05:24 pm .- The consecrated women of Regnum Christi, the lay association of the Legion of Christ, have elected Spaniard Gloria Rodriguez as their next general director.

Archbishop offers prayers in wake of Colo. high school shooting

Dec 13, 2013 - 05:19 pm .- The archbishop of Denver has voiced deep sadness and promised prayers for the victims of a shooting at a Colorado high school on the afternoon of Dec. 13.

Don't be 'allergic' to preaching the truth, Pope warns

Dec 13, 2013 - 10:02 am .- In his daily Mass, Pope Francis cautioned Christians not to be overly-critical of those who preach the Gospel, emphasizing that focusing too much on personal precepts keeps us from being happy.

Benedict XVI still in the service of St. Peter, colleague says

Dec 13, 2013 - 05:22 am .- Manfred Lütz, a close colleague of Benedict XVI, revealed in a recent interview that he is still in contact with retired pontiff, who still considers himself in the service of the Church, and of Pope Francis.

Church teaching on immigration is a 'humane position'

Dec 13, 2013 - 04:00 am .- The Church’s welcoming stance on immigration is rooted in the person-centered recognition of human dignity, said one of the leading Hispanic bishops in the U.S. Church.

Ukrainian Catholics decry violence against protesters

Dec 13, 2013 - 03:00 am .- Catholic leaders in Ukraine say they are “profoundly disturbed” by the government's use of security forces to break up a massive protest in Kiev's Independence Square.

Pa. sexual orientation bill could 'coerce' Catholic institutions

Dec 13, 2013 - 02:19 am .- Legislation introduced in Pennsylvania to prevent discrimination could end up prohibiting Catholic schools from requiring teachers to abide by Catholic teaching, religious freedom advocates in the state are warning.

Moneyval report shows progress in Holy See's finances

Dec 13, 2013 - 12:04 am .- The European body responsible for monitoring financial transparency issued a report Dec. 12 detailing the progress made by the Vatican's financial bodies.

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