Archive of January 10, 2014

Helping migrants a life and family issue, dioceses say

Jan 10, 2014 - 05:07 pm .- The assistance given to all immigrants is a carrying out Catholic social teaching, promoting families, and building up a culture of life, Catholic groups around the country have said.

Legionaries seek to continue service with 'renewed enthusiasm'

Jan 10, 2014 - 02:30 pm .- As the Legionaries meet in Rome for their General Chapter, spokesman Fr. Benjamin Clariond voiced the congregation's hopes for a stronger apostolate with a more keen awareness of their challenges.

Ethicist: Texas end-of-life debate must consider unborn child

Jan 10, 2014 - 12:07 pm .- Debate over requiring life support for a reportedly brain-dead pregnant woman should remember both the imperative not to provide excessive care and the personhood of the unborn child, a bioethicist says.

'Faith can do everything,' reflects Pope

Jan 10, 2014 - 05:06 am .- During his daily Mass Pope Francis spoke on the virtue of faith, stating that all things are possible with this virtue as long as we both confess our Faith, and entrust ourselves to God.

New book examines 'vibrant' revival of US Catholicism

Jan 10, 2014 - 04:18 am .- The story of the U.S. Catholic Church in the early 21st century is one of excitement and renewal, say two authors of a book that examines successful dioceses, bishops and priests.

Cardinal commission for Vatican bank could undergo changes

Jan 10, 2014 - 02:07 am .- Pope Francis could be considering a reshuffle of the cardinals commission of the Institute for Religious Works, the so-called “Vatican bank,” also known by the Italian acronym of IOR.

Amid violence, South Sudan Catholics outline steps to peace

Jan 10, 2014 - 12:01 am .- Voicing “anguish and dismay” at the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, a Catholic bishop shared his diocese’s ten proposals to help stabilize the country after the outbreak of violence in mid-December.

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