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Vietnamese bishop joyful to lead, evangelize new flock

Aug 4, 2014 - 12:02 pm .- The newly appointed Bishop of My Tho, Peter Nguyen Van Kham, has voiced enthusiasm for evangelizing and forming the faithful in his diocese for lively participation in the life of the Church.

Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

Jul 30, 2014 - 08:02 am .- A “national retreat” from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due to religious groups failing to reach the working class, says one scholar.

Catholic site aims to engage through beauty, accessibility

Jun 25, 2014 - 02:02 am .- The U.K.-based Faith movement has just launched a new interactive website aimed at giving Catholics the tools for evangelization in an accessible, attractive format.

Synod on family is opportunity for teaching faith, archbishop says

Jun 13, 2014 - 03:12 pm .- A consultation regarding the upcoming synod on the family highlights the need for a better teaching of the faith, the president of the U.S. bishops' conference said.

Nun who won 'The Voice Italy' says priorities are Jesus, prayer

Jun 9, 2014 - 04:53 pm .- Speaking to reporters for the first time after her victory on The Voice Italy, Sister Cristina Scuccia said that she now plans to return to the two priorities in her life, which are “Jesus and prayer.”

Vatican to host world meeting on pastoral care of Gypsies

Jun 5, 2014 - 02:02 am .- A pontifical council has organized a conference at the Vatican to address the pastoral care of Gypsies, and will focus primarily on new strategies of evangelization.

Dominicans turn to music, rosary to evangelize in DC

May 22, 2014 - 04:02 am .- Music and the distribution of rosaries provided an opportunity to spread the Gospel for a group of Dominicans in the heart of the nation’s capital.

Have a firm heart fixed on the Holy Spirit, Pope affirms

May 19, 2014 - 06:12 am .- In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on the various challenges St Paul faced in his ministry, explaining that it was only possible for him to go forward because his heart was fixed on God.

Pope warns against closed-mindedness of 'intellectual aristocracy'

May 13, 2014 - 06:22 am .- In his daily Mass Pope Francis cautioned against those who seek to understand the faith only with the intellect, explaining this attitude closes one to the Holy Spirit and prevents him from acting in our lives.

Pope Francis: grace is more important than bureaucracy

May 8, 2014 - 08:00 am .- In his daily Mass Pope Francis reflected on attitudes necessary to evangelize, emphasizing the need to leave room for the grace of God instead of putting our own bureaucratic obstacles in the way.

Open parish doors to evangelize, urges Pope

May 3, 2014 - 12:20 pm .- In a meeting with nearly 7,000 members of the Italian lay movement Catholic Action, Pope Francis spoke of the need for parishes to be open and outgoing.

Be bold in proclaiming truth, Cardinal Dolan tells media

May 2, 2014 - 04:04 am .- At a communications conference in Rome this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan offered his own observations on how to communicate effectively, emphasizing the importance of addressing hard issues.

University course highlights role of media in evangelization

Apr 7, 2014 - 04:34 am .- Santa Croce University in Rome is offering a multifaceted communications course, emphasizing the importance of the field for evangelization, and preparing students for difficulties they may encounter.

New Bible exhibit evangelizes through history of scripture

Apr 3, 2014 - 05:49 am .- Featuring ancient biblical artifacts from all over the world, the Verbum Domini II exhibition has officially opened at the Vatican, and is something organizers hope will inspire faith in those who come.

Philly Catholics join 'Mass Mob' trend to support churches

Mar 16, 2014 - 06:02 am .- Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have planned their first “Mass Mob” in the north of the city, seeking to rally scores of people to a beautiful but sparsely attended church.

Augustine Institute releases Symbolon program on DVD

Mar 14, 2014 - 11:22 am .- The Augustine Institute has released on DVD the first ten episodes of “Symbolon: The Catholic Faith Explained,” a formation program that comprehensively covers the Catholic faith.

Street evangelization group finds success in personal encounters

Feb 12, 2014 - 05:20 pm .- A leader with a Michigan-based street evangelization group says that anyone can evangelize simply by fearlessly sharing the truth about Jesus with those they encounter.

Dominican carolers bring joy of Christmas to downtown DC

Dec 24, 2013 - 09:54 am .- Passers-by stopped for a moment to pause and listen in the busy streets of Washington, D.C., as Dominican brothers, sisters and friars gathered in joyful song to wish people a Merry Christmas.

New devotional app delivers Christian content to any device

Dec 15, 2013 - 06:02 am .- A new multi-device content delivery system has been hailed as a “game-changer” for the way Christians receive devotional materials to help grow their faith.

'Intensifying' religious freedom threats show need to evangelize

Nov 27, 2013 - 04:06 am .- In the face of growing restrictions on religious expression, Catholics must be able to explain the place of religious liberty in public life, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

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