Archive of January 7, 2014

Denver archbishop: Follow Pope's example of evangelization

Jan 7, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Pope Francis' witness shows Catholics how to care for the poor and suffering while bringing the new evangelization to a world “that so desperately needs Jesus Christ,” Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila says.

Lebanese bishop appeals for Christian Syrian refugees

Jan 7, 2014 - 02:14 pm .- Christian refugees from Syria living in Lebanon need the support of their Western counterparts, according to an Eastern Catholic bishop who is himself a native of Syria.

Christmas celebration in India promotes peace, harmony

Jan 7, 2014 - 12:06 pm .- Catholics gathered with those of other traditions last week in a city of South West India to celebrate Christmas with efforts promoting peace and harmony.

Pope Francis: the path of 'humiliation' leads us to Jesus

Jan 7, 2014 - 10:08 am .- In his daily Mass homily Pope Francis touched on the importance of discerning what comes from God and what is false, emphasizing that the way of Jesus is always one of “humility.”

Pope leaves voicemail for Carmelite nuns on New Years

Jan 7, 2014 - 05:38 am .- On New Year’s Eve, Pope Francis called a community of Carmelite sisters in Lucena, Spain to wish them a happy new year, and when they didn’t answer, he left a message saying that he would call back.

Catholic Charities helps Midwest poor through cold weather

Jan 7, 2014 - 04:02 am .- As intense cold weather in the Midwest nears record low temperatures, local Catholic Charities affiliates are reaching out to those who are most in need.

Vatican spokesman: media manipulated Pope's family comments

Jan 7, 2014 - 02:07 am .- The Vatican's spokesman says some coverage of Pope Francis’ comment about a child of a same-sex couple is “forced” and a “manipulation” of his primary concern about evangelizing in new cultural environments.

Veteran hospital's ban on Christmas carols draws criticism

Jan 7, 2014 - 12:08 am .- A Veterans’ Affairs hospital in Georgia was wrong to bar Christmas carolers from singing religious songs, a religious liberty legal group has said.

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