Archive of July 12, 2017

Art experts solve Renaissance mystery in papal palace

Jul 12, 2017 - 04:58 pm .- Two works painted by Renaissance master Raphael have been newly identified after art experts restored famous frescoes in the Apostolic Palace of Vatican City.

Despite Melinda Gates' wishes, the Pope can't change Church teaching

Jul 12, 2017 - 03:55 pm .- Pope Francis cannot change Church teaching on contraception, despite the hopes of Melinda Gates.

After Marine Corps plane crash, military archbishop calls for prayer

Jul 12, 2017 - 03:09 pm .- Prayers and an exhortation never to forget the sacrifice of military service members were the response of the US military archbishop to a deadly Marine Corps plane crash on Monday.

Pope calls catechists to be joyful, creative witnesses of Christ

Jul 12, 2017 - 02:18 pm .- In a message sent to catechists from all over the world, Pope Francis stressed the need to not only make Christ the center of their lives, but to be creative and adaptable in finding ways to reach the people in their area.  

Bishops preach hope, solidarity amidst opioid epidemic

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:48 am .- Amidst a growing epidemic of drug overdose and opioid addiction, Catholic bishops have been speaking out on the need for prayer and solidarity with those suffering from addiction.

Cardinal Müller refutes claims about conversation with Pope

Jul 12, 2017 - 09:01 am .- Cardinal Gerhard Müller has strenuously denied media reports alleging Pope Francis asked the German prelate five pointed questions before informing him that his term as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was not being renewed.

Sacramento's Bishop Gallegos venerable and beloved by many

Jul 12, 2017 - 06:07 am .- It’s been nearly 26 years since Auxiliary Bishop Alphonse Gallegos’ funeral at Sacramento’s Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, but his nephew Rey vividly recalls the fellow who came up to him that day with his family.

How should a Catholic bishop tweet?

Jul 12, 2017 - 03:01 am .- The Catholic Church may be thousands of years old, but its bishops are rapidly adjusting to the demands of 21st-century communication.

Funding for abortion to become more compulsory in Oregon

Jul 12, 2017 - 12:03 am .- The Oregon governor is expected to sign into law a proposal requiring Oregon insurers to cover abortion on demand and increasing taxpayer funding for abortion, drawing strong criticism from Catholic leaders.

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