Archive of May 10, 2011

Cardinal Wuerl praises St. Peter at historic Roman church

May 10, 2011 - 08:02 pm .- St. Peter is the “touchstone” of the apostles’ proclamation of Christ, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said upon taking possession of his titular Roman church of St. Peter in Chains.

Religious items destroyed at parish in Spain

May 10, 2011 - 06:13 pm .- A 35-year-old man was arrested after entering a Catholic church in Spain and destroying a number of statues and religious objects.

New document reveals years of Vatican efforts before ousting Toowoomba bishop

May 10, 2011 - 03:10 pm .- A newly disclosed internal report indicates that the Vatican had been trying since late 2006 to get Australian Bishop William Morris to correct his abuses of Church doctrine and liturgy before finally removing him as head of the Toowoomba diocese earlier this month.

Crisis Magazine relaunches as digital publication

May 10, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- Publishers of Crisis Magazine, a Catholic monthly that went out of print in 2007, announced that the publication is being relaunched online. 

US indicts man for death threats against pro-life leaders

May 10, 2011 - 01:36 pm .- A United States attorney has indicted a man who described himself as a “pro-choice terrorist” with six counts of making interstate threats against pro-life advocates such as Priests for Life director Father Frank Pavone and Princeton University law professor Robert P. George.

'Christ & The New Media' conference will train Catholics to reach millions

May 10, 2011 - 11:35 am .- Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in New Hampshire will host a conference on “Christ & The New Media,” to teach clergy and lay Catholics how they can best reach millions of internet users around the world.

Vatican deputy secretary of state moved to new post

May 10, 2011 - 10:18 am .- Archbishop Fernando Filoni, the Vatican's deputy secretary of state will now lead the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Attack on Egyptian churches leaves 12 dead, hundreds injured

May 10, 2011 - 05:46 am .- Members of the Salafist Jihadi Islamist movement attacked three Coptic churches in the Egyptian city of Giza on May 7, killing a dozen people and injuring more than 200.

Tradition and progress not opposed, Pope tells liturgy conference

May 10, 2011 - 01:04 am .- Pope Benedict XVI told participants at an international liturgical conference that tradition and progress are not opposites, but complimentary parts of Catholic life and worship.

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