Archive of January 14, 2014

San Francisco pro-life walk to include slate of dynamic events

Jan 14, 2014 - 05:04 pm .- The 2014 Walk for Life West Coast will host an engaging series of events surrounding the walk itself, which one of the founders is calling a fruition of ten years of pro-life witness in San Francisco.

Papal almoner celebrates funeral for homeless man

Jan 14, 2014 - 04:23 pm .- Vatican officials held a funeral Mass on Jan. 10 for Alexander Pawlewski, a beggar who was often seen on the streets of Rome and died from exposure to the cold last month.

Cardinal calls the word capitalism 'misleading,' urges better dialogue

Jan 14, 2014 - 04:21 pm .- Cardinal Reinhard Marx wrote an essay in the Vatican's newspaper on Pope Francis' “Evangelii gaudium,” taking capitalism to task for centering itself on means of production rather than persons and calling for broader dialogue on the issue.

Revelation helps answer reason's questions, priest scholar says

Jan 14, 2014 - 12:24 pm .- In a new work exploring the connection between revelation and political philosophy, Fr. James Schall argues that revelation is an answer addressed to questions raised, but unable to be solved, by reason alone.

John Kerry, Vatican Secretary of State hold 'positive' meeting

Jan 14, 2014 - 12:02 pm .- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin met Jan. 14, focusing their discussions on the Middle East, the Syrian conflict, the Sudan situation and religious freedom issues in the U.S.

Be true witnesses rather than 'pure legalists,' Pope exhorts

Jan 14, 2014 - 10:50 am .- In his daily homily, Pope reflected on different models of Christian witness, cautioning the faithful against hypocrisy when they evangelize, and encouraging them to imitate Jesus.

Fraternity, dialogue aid in fostering peace, Pope tells diplomats

Jan 14, 2014 - 06:56 am .- In his annual meeting with the diplomatic corps, Pope Francis spoke to ambassadors about the importance of fostering peace through the use of dialogue, diplomacy and respect for human dignity.

USA Today to Obama admin: leave Little Sisters alone

Jan 14, 2014 - 04:34 am .- The editors of USA Today have urged the Obama administration to stop trying to require the Little Sisters of the Poor to abide by the federal contraception mandate in violation of their religious beliefs.

It was a 'thrill' to perform for Pope, circus members say

Jan 14, 2014 - 03:52 am .- During last week’s general audience, members of the circus gave a special performance for Pope Francis, saying that the exciting encounter was an opportunity to show how the circus can bring “harmony.”

Remember 'human faces' of immigration, LA archbishop says

Jan 14, 2014 - 02:04 am .- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles has said Americans have to see “the human faces of immigration”: the children and families suffering under America's “broken” immigration policy.

Jesuit rector in Rome grateful for Pope's 'Ignatian heritage'

Jan 14, 2014 - 12:02 am .- Pope Francis' Jesuit formation is a blessing for the whole Church, says one Society of Jesus priest who recently concelebrated mass with the pontiff.

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