Archive of January 6, 2014

Supreme Court halts 'gay marriage' in Utah pending appeal

Jan 6, 2014 - 05:20 pm .- The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay blocking “gay marriage” in Utah until the state can complete its appeal of a federal judge's order to recognize the unions.

Bishop Pates visits Holy Land in hopes of encouraging peace

Jan 6, 2014 - 03:57 pm .- The US bishops' representative for international justice and peace is traveling to Palestine and Israel to support peace efforts in the region, and the Catholic Church in the Holy Land.

Reported limit on 'monsignor' may be return to older practice

Jan 6, 2014 - 02:49 pm .- Commenting on Pope Francis allegedly restricting the honorary title of “monsignor” to priests over the age of 65, one historian has suggested that the move could be a return to traditional practices.

Malaysian church choir seeks to balance Catholic, local traditions

Jan 6, 2014 - 12:49 pm .- The “Laudis” chamber choir based in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur is seeking to revive the tradition of sacred music in the local Church, balancing it with an appreciation of local music.

Journey of the Magi symbolizes 'destiny' of man, says Pope

Jan 6, 2014 - 04:48 am .- In his homily for the feast of the Epiphany, Pope Francis described how our lives are a continuous search to encounter “the Light” of Jesus, urging that we be “cunning” in our defense against darkness.

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