Archive of May 15, 2011

US bishops see profound injustice in immigration status quo

May 15, 2011 - 07:34 pm .- Last week the U.S. Catholic bishops urged President Obama to act faster on his promises of federal immigration reform. In the meantime, they want Catholics to understand how the current patchwork of local laws is affecting 12 million people living and working in the country.

Bishop Rhoades to graduates: ‘Embrace truth, goodness and love’

May 15, 2011 - 01:23 pm .- “Since our life is indeed a pilgrimage, it is important always to keep in mind the destiny of that pilgrimage which gives meaning and purpose to our life on this earth: perfect life with God and all the saints, the blessed communion that fulfills our deepest human longings.

Pope Benedict XVI prays for peace in Libya and Syria

May 15, 2011 - 11:19 am .- Pope Benedict prayed for peace in both Libya and Syria following Sunday’s Regina Coeli.

St. Bernardine of Siena, 'Apostle of Italy,' celebrated May 20

May 15, 2011 - 07:09 am .- The Catholic Church honors St. Bernardine of Siena on May 20. A Franciscan friar and preacher, St. Bernardine is known as “the Apostle of Italy” for his efforts to revive the country's Catholic faith during the 15th century.

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