Archive of June 21, 2009

U.S. bishops clarify Catholic approach to Jewish faith

Jun 21, 2009 - 06:03 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a statement on Thursday to clarify the Church's stance on how it relates to the Jewish community.

Good works in Mexican village multiply like 'fishes and loaves'

Jun 21, 2009 - 01:46 pm .- When photographer Gina Gonzalez-Inglett pulled into the gas station in Matehuala, México, she decided to snap a quick photo of five little girls carefully dividing up a portion of pistachio nuts. It was a picture that would change her life and those of the residents of nearby Rancho Nuevo, the girls’ impoverished village.

Love Mary as Padre Pio did, Pope Benedict urges

Jun 21, 2009 - 10:29 am .- During his trip today to the town where St. Padre Pio lived and ministered, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass, visited a house dedicated to caring for the suffering and the tomb of the famous Italian saint. At the tomb of Padre Pio, the Pope recalled the devotion that the Capuchin saint, canonized in 2002, had to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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