Archive of March 13, 2014

Priest lauds Catholic class offerings at largest state school

Mar 13, 2014 - 05:02 pm .- Arizona State University's partnership with a Catholic college providing theology courses to students won praise from scholar Father Robert Spitzer as “an experiment in the logic of complementarity.”

Cardinal Marx elected president of German bishops' conference

Mar 13, 2014 - 04:42 pm .- Cardinal Reinhard Marx was elected head of the German bishops’ conference Wednesday, succeeding Robert Zollitsch, Archbishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau.

Speaker Boehner invites Pope Francis to address Congress

Mar 13, 2014 - 01:40 pm .- Speaker of the House John Boehner has extended an open invitation to Pope Francis to address a joint meeting of Congress, praising the Pope’s advocacy for the vulnerable.

Pope will succeed in reforming Roman Curia, cardinal expects

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:53 pm .- Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has discussed the reform of the Roman Curia being carried out by Pope Francis, saying he trusts that it will be completed effectively.

Fr. Lombardi: Pope is spending anniversary in prayer

Mar 13, 2014 - 08:13 am .- In light of the Pope Francis’ first anniversary as Bishop of Rome, the Vatican has stated that the pontiff is doing nothing special to celebrate other than pray, as he is currently participating in his Lenten retreat.

Nun empowers Northern India's women with education, hope

Mar 13, 2014 - 04:02 am .- In a local culture prone to viewing women as property, Sister Daphne Sequeira has dedicated her life to offering education and a hopeful future to those in Northern India's rural villages.

Stupak urges Supreme Court to affirm conscience protections

Mar 13, 2014 - 02:03 am .- Former congressman Bart Stupak wrote a column Tuesday in support of the owners of for-profit companies who object to providing contraceptive drugs which can cause abortions.

Falsely accused Irish priest returns to ministry with joy

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:02 am .- A priest exonerated of sexual assault charges against a teen girl will return to his parish with “great joy,” almost four years after he left public ministry, and two years after his acquittal.

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