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German bishop appointed to catechetical post in Vatican

Feb 10, 2015 - 04:17 pm .- Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the former bishop of Limburg, near Frankfurt, Germany, is to begin a new appointment in March as a delegate on catechesis at the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, the Register has learned.

Scriptures come to life for Irish families through Jesse Box

Dec 21, 2014 - 04:02 am .- A new initiative out of Ireland is using Biblical dioramas to engage parents and children in Scripture. The Jesse Box, says one of its creators Sebastian Kraszkiewicz, aims “to help pass the faith to the children and to encourage family liturgy.”

Don't reduce the faith to easy answers, Pope warns bishops

Aug 16, 2014 - 09:03 pm .- A deep understanding of our identity as Christians is needed to combat the modern tendency to reduce the faith to superficiality, Pope Francis told Asian bishops gathered during his trip to South Korea.

New confirmation program aims to transform Catholic youth

Mar 23, 2014 - 03:18 pm .- Youth minister and Catholic speaker Chris Stefanick says that his confirmation preparation program “Chosen” aims to catechize and evangelize teens in a transformative way that leads them to Jesus Christ.

Indian diocese celebrates 60th anniversary, focuses on catechesis

Nov 29, 2013 - 03:54 pm .- The Diocese of Belgaum, in southwestern India, celebrated its diamond jubilee this month, and intends to continue building on 60 years of faith among its people.

Live your faith, Pope exhorts catechists

Sep 28, 2013 - 12:52 pm .- Pope Francis met with a group of catechists from around the world on Friday, encouraging them to live a life of witness for the faith rather than simply catechizing as a job.

Bishop catechists for World Youth Day 2013 revealed

Jul 16, 2013 - 03:03 pm .- During World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, more than 250 bishops from around the world will preside at catechetical sessions for pilgrims from July 24-26.

Cleveland diocese stresses orthodoxy in new high school curriculum

Jun 6, 2012 - 04:14 am .- In response to concerns raised by teachers and clergy, the Diocese of Cleveland has revamped its high school religion curriculum for the upcoming year, with a focus on orthodoxy and moral clarity.

Cardinal calls saints 'living' catechesis for the world

May 9, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- The prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy, Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, said the lives of the saints are one of the most effective ways to transmit faith to the world.

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