Archive of June 1, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 1, 2010

Cardinal Sodano urges devotion to the Eucharist to build a just and fraternal world

Jun 1, 2010 - 09:56 pm .- During the closing Mass for the 10th National Eucharistic Congress, the Dean of the College of Cardinals, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, invited the faithful to spread the message of Jesus in order to build “a more just and fraternal world.” 

Celibacy does not deny priests their sexuality or freedom, asserts French seminary rector

Jun 1, 2010 - 06:06 pm .- In an interview with the French daily, La Croix, Father Luc Crepy, rector of the Seminary of Orleans in France, underscored that a priest's choice of celibacy does not deny his sexuality, but contributes to an intense freedom to serve God and the faithful.

Archbishop Wenski pushes for Catholic presence in public square at installation

Jun 1, 2010 - 05:00 pm .- During his highly anticipated installation Mass as leader of the Archdiocese of Miami, Archbishop Thomas Wenski addressed his new flock on Tuesday, reflecting on the challenges faced by the Florida community and asserting that “Catholics should involve themselves in the public square – and do so coherently and unapologetically.”

Opposition to abortion on the rise in Mexico, writes journalist

Jun 1, 2010 - 02:02 pm .- Mexican journalist Enrique Sanchez published an article in the magazine, Impacto, this week pointing out that a recent forum in Baja California demonstrates that the pro-life movement in Mexico is growing.

Vatican spokesman condemns loss of life in flotilla clash

Jun 1, 2010 - 01:40 pm .- In written remarks to journalists yesterday, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi condemned the recent “unnecessary loss of human life” in an Israeli raid on a flotilla of Palestinian supporters and reiterated the Vatican's concern over the situation.

Modern men and women have 'profound longing' for Jesus, says Pope

Jun 1, 2010 - 12:44 pm .- At a traditional procession in the Vatican gardens marking the end of May, the Holy Father addressed the thousands of faithful who gathered to pray the Rosary. The Pope encouraged the faithful, saying, modern “men and women have a profound longing” for Jesus, even if they appear to be “rejecting Him.”

Bishops must serve others, teaches Argentinean cardinal

Jun 1, 2010 - 11:53 am .- During the ordination of a new auxiliary bishop for Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio recalled that the “episcopate means service and duty, not honor. And more than just presiding, a bishop needs to serve others.”