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US Catholicism like growing forest, leading cardinal says

Nov 1, 2013 - 04:13 am .- The Catholic Church in the U.S. is growing, and should evangelize by showing the “joy of living” and becoming “a Church of the poor,” said Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga at a recent conference.

Cardinal Tagle highlights humility in New Evangelization

Nov 1, 2013 - 02:17 am .- At a recent conference on the New Evangelization, Cardinal Louis Antonio Tagle of Manila emphasized the need for interior conversion as the faithful seek to be a light for the world.

George Weigel awarded for works on Blessed John Paul II

Oct 25, 2013 - 04:05 am .- George Weigel was honored Oct. 22 with the Blessed John Paul II Award for the New Evangelization, for his work investigating the life and work of the late Pope.

Oklahoma City archbishop reveals five-year discipleship plan

Oct 17, 2013 - 04:10 am .- In an Oct. 7 pastoral letter entitled “Go Make Disciples,” Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City offered to the members of his archdiocese a multi-year vision of holiness and mission.  

Next bishops' synod to explore pastoral care of family

Oct 8, 2013 - 10:55 am .- The Holy See press office has announced the date and theme of the upcoming Synod of Bishops, which is slated to occur next fall and will address the pastoral approach to family issues.

Beauty necessary to restore culture, says Bishop Conley

Oct 4, 2013 - 04:17 am .- Beauty must play a central role in our efforts for evangelization and cultural renewal, because it is a gift from God to lead us to him, Bishop James D. Conley said in an address at a recent apologetics conference.

Cardinal Wuerl: renewal is at heart of New Evangelization

Sep 13, 2013 - 04:11 am .- Catholics today are being called to renew their own faith in order to share the Gospel with the modern world, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C.

Fr. Barron releases New Evangelization documentary series

Sep 4, 2013 - 12:54 pm .- The second installment of the popular “Catholicism” series by Fr. Robert Barron is being released this month, with a focus on the New Evangelization and the Church’s response to secularism in the West.

On anniversary, Denver's World Youth Day called a 'blessing'

Aug 19, 2013 - 11:06 am .- Twenty years after the 1993 World Youth Day was held in Denver, the archdiocese has been abundantly blessed with much spiritual fruit, said Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila.

Before Pope's election, conclave warned of Europe's waning faith

Aug 8, 2013 - 04:00 pm .- When Cardinal Prospero Grech delivered a meditation to the cardinal-electors at the beginning of the 2013 conclave, he emphasized the value of the new evangelization in the face of Europe's loss of faith.

Cooperate with gift of grace, exhorts Cardinal George

Aug 8, 2013 - 02:06 am .- Through the “miracle of grace,” the faithful are able to be vessels for God’s will, overcoming their earthly desires while being truly themselves, said Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, Ill.

Evangelization blocked by our own 'hesitancy' to convert

Aug 7, 2013 - 05:07 pm .- The biggest obstacle to the success of the New Evangelization is the reluctance of individual Catholics to let themselves be converted by the faith, according to Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley.

World needs courageous Christian missionaries, Pope says

Aug 6, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Pope Francis delivered a strong call to Christians to share the faith in his message for World Mission Day, saying that in today’s troubled world “it is necessary to proclaim courageously and in every situation, the Gospel of Christ.”

Use media to spread Gospel, Catholic Voices head says

Aug 5, 2013 - 05:09 pm .- Catholics should see the secular media as an opportunity to evangelize and more effectively reach “people who need heroes and need the Gospel,” said the head of a Catholic communications organization.

Priest's new video series links evangelization with beauty

Jul 10, 2013 - 12:03 am .- Father Robert Barron, rector of Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago, has produced a new video series emphasizing the primacy of beauty in drawing people to Christ.

Archbishop Chaput: Catholics should live their faith 'all in'

Jun 24, 2013 - 06:05 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has called on Catholics to be “active witnesses” of their faith, taking inspiration from the 17th century missionary Blessed Junipero Serra.

Movie aims to spark religious discernment for women

Jun 22, 2013 - 02:01 pm .- A new film sprung from the recently launched Imagine Sisters movement in the U.S. hopes to portray the beauty and joy of religious life and inspire young women to consider religious vocations.

Pope's mission app launch spreads Gospel

May 17, 2013 - 11:30 am .- With the touch of an iPad, Pope Francis became the first pontiff to unlock a new smartphone application and expanded the Church’s footprint in the digital world.

Pope points mission societies toward young churches

May 17, 2013 - 09:58 am .- Pope Francis met this afternoon with the directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies and encouraged them to help “the young churches” that operate in difficult and sometimes hostile circumstances.

Church movements bringing 50,000 more than Vatican expected

May 15, 2013 - 10:45 am .- The attendance response to a Pentecost weekend event for Church movements has exceeded the Vatican’s expectations by 50,000 people.

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