Archive of May 20, 2011

'Good angel of Brazil' to be beatified

May 20, 2011 - 06:11 pm .- Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, a Brazilian religious sister who devoted her life to the sick and the poor, will be beatified May 22 in San Salvador de Bahia in northeastern Brazil.

Doctor urges participation in Peru's pro-life march

May 20, 2011 - 01:55 pm .- Dr. Jorge Cordero from Peru's Natural Family Planning Center is encouraging Peruvians to participate in a pro-life march on May 21.

Vatican conference highlights modern-day slavery epidemic

May 20, 2011 - 01:08 pm .- Many believe that slavery is an ancient problem that was banished in the 19th century. Not so, according to the Vatican and leading international officials.

Catholic scholar dismantles May 21 Judgment Day claims

May 20, 2011 - 05:46 am .- The claim being circulated that May 21 will mark the end of the world and be a day of judgment by God has no basis in Scripture or authentic Christian teaching, according to Catholic scholar Dr. Jared Staudt.

Church paper: sacked Australian bishop ‘had to go’

May 20, 2011 - 03:24 am .- The dismissed Bishop William Morris effectively promoted heresy and had to choose between following his way or the way of the Catholic Church, an editorial in the Perth archdiocesan newspaper said.

Marine Corps foundation honors heroic Vietnam War priest

May 20, 2011 - 02:35 am .- Servant of God Fr. Vincent Capodanno, a chaplain who was killed in action while protecting U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War, was honored with a permanent tribute at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.

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