Archive of May 25, 2008 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of May 25, 2008

German radio documentary says exorcisms are being outsourced

May 25, 2008 - 03:42 pm .- A radio documentary reporting that hundreds of Germans believe themselves to be possessed by demons has drawn attention to the status of exorcism in the Catholic Church and the lack of exorcists in Germany.

Pope prays for Church in China, earthquake victims

May 25, 2008 - 11:22 am .- After praying the Angelus prayer and imparting his apostolic blessing, the Pope gave a special greeting to pilgrims from China, recalling yesterday's World Day of Prayer for China and the victims of the country’s recent earthquake.

Eucharist should make us attentive to needs of the poor, Benedict XVI teaches

May 25, 2008 - 11:03 am .- Speaking to pilgrims about the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Benedict XVI said "the Eucharist reveals the true beauty of Christianity"  and is "the school of charity and solidarity that  should make us more attentive to the many people who struggle to procure their daily bread."