Archive of February 25, 2014

Cardinal: Liberation Theology needed separation from Marxism

Feb 25, 2014 - 05:54 pm .- At his recent book presentation, a Vatican cardinal explained that although Marxist ideology had sought to influence Liberation Theology, the two have ultimately been shown incompatible.

Ukrainian archbishop calls for solidarity amid instability

Feb 25, 2014 - 04:35 pm .- In the wake of political changes unfolding after months of violent conflict, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has praised those who have given aid to the country, and warned that the danger of civil war is not yet over.

Court denies HHS mandate protection for Notre Dame

Feb 25, 2014 - 03:48 pm .- A Chicago appellate court has upheld a previous ruling denying Notre Dame University legal protections while it moves forward in challenging the federal contraception mandate.

War and conflict come from our own hearts, Pope warns

Feb 25, 2014 - 03:09 pm .- In homily at Tuesday’s Mass, Pope Francis mourned the victims of the many small wars taking place in the world, stating that in the face of these tragedies, we should grow closer to God and strive for peace.

Pope Francis: riches are good, if used for people's sake

Feb 25, 2014 - 01:04 pm .- In his preface to a new book authored by Cardinal Mueller, Pope Francis stresses that money is itself a good tool when it broadens our opportunities, but it can also turn against the human person.

Cardinal Dolan anticipates attacks over handling of sex abuse

Feb 25, 2014 - 12:06 pm .- In an attempt to both anticipate and deflect “potentially negative publicity,” Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York has written a defense of his time as an auxiliary bishop of the St. Louis archdiocese.

'We are brothers,' Pope stresses in message to Pentecostals

Feb 25, 2014 - 09:23 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message to a gathering of U.S. Pentecostal leaders, voicing his “yearning” that separation between Catholics and other Christians may end.

Archbishop Kurtz sees 'great thirst' for Christ in US

Feb 25, 2014 - 04:28 am .- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says he has witnessed a strong desire for the Catholic Church among people in the United States.

Archbishop Chaput finds two priests unsuitable for ministry

Feb 25, 2014 - 02:29 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia had found two local priests to be unsuitable for ministry following separate, substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of a minor more than 40 years ago, the archdiocese has announced.

Cardinal Tempesta, the 'worker bishop' with communications skills

Feb 25, 2014 - 12:06 am .- When he was appointed archbishop of Rio de Janeiro, Orani Tempesta – newly made a cardinal -- promised to visit each parish of the populous local Church, and he has been making good on this promise.

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