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Archbishop to priests: Here's how to not give bad homilies

Jul 16, 2015 - 04:54 pm .- In a practical bullet-pointed letter to priests and deacons, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit spelled out the types of people who attend Mass and how clergy can best speak to them.

What does the world need? Mercy and love, Pope tells Christians

May 29, 2015 - 12:22 pm .- The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the Church should embrace this “happy challenge” with a renewed language of love and mercy.

UK youth create Advent video calendar

Dec 21, 2014 - 01:00 pm .- Made for Glory, a by-the-youth, for-the-youth faith initiative in the UK, has been releasing a video for every day of Advent. Each video features a reflection from one of several young people based upon that day’s Gospel reading. So far, they've produced 25 videos for their virtual Advent calendar. 

Papuan bishops launch gameplan to transform society

Oct 10, 2014 - 12:03 am .- At a recent Mass, the bishops of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands revealed a roadmap for pastoral planning to guide the the transformation of their societies.

NYC, DC prayer breakfasts geared at New Evangelization

Oct 3, 2014 - 07:40 pm .- Upcoming prayer breakfasts in New York City and Washington, D.C., seek to inform and equip attendees to be active participants in the New Evangelization.  

Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for 'digital missionaries'

Oct 2, 2014 - 12:23 pm .- Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church, said Catholic executive and media expert Scot Landry.  

Nun who won Italy's 'The Voice' records first album

Sep 24, 2014 - 12:23 pm .- Universal has released a promotional video for the first album by Sister Cristina Scuccia, the Ursuline nun who won first place on last season’s The Voice Italy.  

Bishops' synod taking on a less formal tone under Pope Francis

Sep 10, 2014 - 12:02 am .- The upcoming synod of bishops on the family will be set on a more informal tune, the secretary general of the Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, wrote in an article published in the Sept. 10 issue of L'Osservatore Romano.

Australian conference seeks to strengthen parish life

Aug 28, 2014 - 06:25 pm .- A national New Evangelization conference in Australia last week worked to reinforce parishes as faith communities actively seeking to grow in discipleship.

Vatican official praises Sr Cristina for going to 'peripheries'

Jul 9, 2014 - 02:02 am .- A priest at the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization has said Sister Cristina Scuccia, who recently won The Voice Italy, is an example of how the Church must go out to the existential peripheries.

New evangelization must zero-in on poverty, lawyer says

Jun 12, 2014 - 06:19 pm .- The call of Benedict XVI and Pope Francis to connect the issues of poverty and the new evangelization has come not a moment too soon, George Mason law professor Helen Alvare told the U.S. bishops June 12.

JP2's call for new evangelization bears fruit in lay initiatives

May 1, 2014 - 04:52 am .- With more than 350 lay missionaries serving on over 80 college campuses, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has shown itself to be successful in finding new ways to bring the Gospel to the modern world.

Expert says social media changes are evangelization opportunity

Apr 15, 2014 - 04:38 pm .- The internet and social media have caused major changes in human communication, but also create a “tremendous opportunity” for evangelization, a communications expert with the U.S. bishops has said.

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.

English new evangelization school consecrated to Mary

Mar 25, 2014 - 04:59 pm .- Marking its patronal feast Tuesday, the School of the Annunciation, a center for the new evangelization in England and Wales, held a Mass at which it was consecrated to Our Lady.

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.

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.

Education should foster freedom, maturity, priest explains

Feb 4, 2014 - 03:03 am .- During a special conference exploring the role of education in the New Evangelization, Fr. Denis Biju Duval noted that education should help grow our potential, which is inhibited by certain cultural trends.

Bishops urge New Evangelization for Ghana

Nov 20, 2013 - 04:41 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Ghana called for “renewed zeal” to spread the Catholic faith, saying all Christians are called to participate in the New Evangelization.

Rio archbishop calls for 'missionary disciples' in Americas

Nov 18, 2013 - 04:05 am .- The Church in the Americas will be strengthened only by faithful Catholics whose lives of witness flow from their relationship with Jesus, the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has said.

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