Archive of April 25, 2011

George Weigel slams critics of John Paul II's fast track to sainthood

Apr 25, 2011 - 07:11 pm .- Scholar and papal biographer George Weigel batted aside criticism of John Paul II's speedy canonization process, saying accusations that the pontiff is responsible for scandals that took place under his watch are ultimately unfounded. 

Royal row breaks out in UK over anti-Catholic legislation

Apr 25, 2011 - 05:02 pm .- In the week of the Royal Wedding, a centuries-old law banning British monarchs from becoming or marrying a Catholic is sparking a row in the United Kingdom.

Only in God can we discover life's meaning, Pope says

Apr 25, 2011 - 04:03 pm .- On the first day of his Easter vacation, Pope Benedict XVI told Christians to turn to the risen Christ if they wish to discover the purpose of their lives.

Pope appoints Chilean archbishop one year after earthquake

Apr 25, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI appointed Auxiliary Bishop Fernando Chomali Garib of Santiago, Chile to become Archbishop of Concepcion, one the regions hardest hit by the country's February 2010 earthquake.

Remains of Mexican archbishop to be exhumed May 12

Apr 25, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera announced that the remains of the Servant of God, Luis Maria Martinez will be exhumed as part of the late archbishop’s cause for canonization.

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