Archive of May 25, 2011

Germans present Pope Benedict with his own papal crown

May 25, 2011 - 07:05 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI did not have a papal tiara until today. At the May 25 General Audience he was presented with one by the Catholics of his native Germany.

Lawyer claims second miracle for recently beatified Brazilian woman

May 25, 2011 - 05:47 pm .- A Brazilian lawyer is claiming that another miracle has taken place through the intercession of Blessed Dulce Lopes Pontes.

God can be found in times of darkness, Pope says

May 25, 2011 - 03:04 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI said today that God can be found when we persevere in times of personal darkness.

Archbishop notes contradiction between human rights defense and abortion support

May 25, 2011 - 02:07 pm .- Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami recently emphasized the contradiction between supporting abortion and defending human rights.

Advocates press Archbishop Sheen sainthood cause at Vatican

May 25, 2011 - 12:58 pm .- The canonization of Archbishop Fulton Sheen moved a step closer today as the official document outlining his cause – known as a “positio” - was presented to Pope Benedict XVI.

Vatican daily: Abstinence is the answer when AIDS affects a married couple

May 25, 2011 - 12:11 pm .- Moral theologian Father Juan Jose Perez-Soba recently stated that abstinence is the choice a married couple must make when one spouse is infected with AIDS.

Bishop Johnston encourages survivors of Joplin tornado

May 25, 2011 - 05:37 am .- In the aftermath of the deadly Sunday tornado in Joplin, Missouri, Bishop James V. Johnston of Springfield-Cape Girardeau tried to comfort survivors and expressed gratitude that more were not killed.

Pro-life group asks MTV to reconsider decision to yank ads

May 25, 2011 - 02:52 am .- Heroic Media is hoping MTV will have a change of heart and reconsider pulling a pro-life ad campaign from its airwaves.

Ugandan bishop advocates education to counter Islam’s growth

May 25, 2011 - 01:40 am .- A Catholic bishop in Uganda has advocated for more education to counter a rapid growth in Islamic influence.

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