Archive of January 23, 2014

LA archdiocese launches pro-life networking app

Jan 23, 2014 - 05:53 pm .- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has set up a smart phone application that connects pro-life pregnancy centers and persons so they can help provide resources and prayers for pregnant women at risk of choosing abortion.

US celebrates 30 years of diplomacy with the Vatican

Jan 23, 2014 - 05:17 pm .- On the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See's founding, new Ambassador Ken Hackett lauded the many fruits borne from the relationship, expressing his hope to help bear more.

Archbishop Müller encourages unity serving evangelization, mission

Jan 23, 2014 - 03:52 pm .- At a Spanish university's canon law conference, the Vatican's head for doctrinal matters spoke this week about collegiality and unity in the Church, emphasizing their orientation to evangelization.

College students strongly represented at March for Life

Jan 23, 2014 - 02:35 pm .- Continuing a decades-long trend, college students and young people from across the nation maintained a strong presence on Jan. 22 at the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Bishop and Vatican police save suicidal Italian woman

Jan 23, 2014 - 12:43 pm .- The swift reaction of Italy’s Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni and the Vatican gendarmerie saved a 56-year-old Italian woman who was threatening to commit suicide.

Personal notes of Bl. John Paul II to be published in Polish

Jan 23, 2014 - 11:23 am .- The private papers of Bl. John Paul II will be released in Polish next month in a book titled “I am so much in God’s hands. Personal records 1962-2003”, from the Krakow-based publisher Znak.

'Poison' of jealousy destroys communities, stresses Pope

Jan 23, 2014 - 08:41 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis warned against the dangers of envy, explaining that it is a sin which fosters bitterness against our brothers, stifles our joy and inhibits us from truly praising God.

Media should foster culture of encounter, Pope Francis says

Jan 23, 2014 - 04:13 am .- In his first message for World Communication Day, Pope Francis spoke of the importance of creating a culture of encounter, highlighting how media should always be a service which goes out to meet others.

Cardinal: joy and compassion are at heart of pro-life movement

Jan 23, 2014 - 04:07 am .- Catholics in the pro-life movement must “evangelize with beauty and with joy” as they seek to offer compassionate aid to women facing difficult pregnancies, said Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston.

International bishops call Gaza Christians a 'people of hope'

Jan 23, 2014 - 02:07 am .- A group of bishops from around the world who visited the Gaza Strip this month has praised the “courageous” Christian communities continuing to live and work in the “seemingly hopeless situation” there.

Former Vatican accountant faces further corruption charges

Jan 23, 2014 - 12:04 am .- An arrested priest who formerly served as an accountant in the Vatican now faces charges he falsely solicited donations, laundered them through the 'Vatican bank', and put them to his personal use.

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