Archive of January 24, 2014

New Supreme Court injunction benefits Little Sisters

Jan 24, 2014 - 04:31 pm .- A new injunction from the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the Little Sisters of the Poor from the demands of the contraception mandate while the group’s case works its way through the court system.

New auxiliary bishop named for Sacramento

Jan 24, 2014 - 03:23 pm .- The Vatican has announced that Msgr. Myron Joseph Cotta of Fresno has been assigned as the new auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Sacramento, Calif.

Mexican bishops call for solution amid Michoacan violence

Jan 24, 2014 - 12:55 pm .- The Mexican bishops called on government leaders to find a comprehensive solution to the violence that is afflicting the country, especially in the drug-laden state of Michoacan.

New Harrisburg, Pa. bishop 'stunned' by appointment

Jan 24, 2014 - 09:58 am .- The Vatican announced that Bishop Ronald Gainer will be leaving his post in Lexington, Ky. to take the helm in the diocese of Harrisburg, Pa. – a transfer which is both a surprise and a joy.

Pope Francis: swallow 'toads' of pride in order to dialogue

Jan 24, 2014 - 08:01 am .- In his daily homily, Pope Francis spoke of the importance of being humble in order to dialogue with others, and emphasized that we should not build “walls” that can foster resentment with others.

Church in New Mexico criticizes assisted suicide ruling

Jan 24, 2014 - 02:02 am .- A New Mexico judge was wrong to rule that there is a “right” to doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, a spokesman for the New Mexico Catholic bishops has said.

Opus Dei bishop's beatification set for Madrid

Jan 24, 2014 - 12:27 am .- Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the second leader of Opus Dei, will be beatified in his birthplace of Madrid on Sept. 27, the Vatican has announced.

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