Archive of May 28, 2011

Monks building new monastery at site of biblical miracle

May 28, 2011 - 06:13 pm .- The Benedictine monks who oversee the site where Jesus miraculously fed thousands are building a new monastery to replace their earthquake-damaged building.

Cardinal Pell says Bishop Morris sacking 'a tragedy' but also 'a useful clarification'

May 28, 2011 - 04:58 pm .- It’s been nearly a month since Bishop Bill Morris of Toowoomba in Australia was dismissed from office by Pope Benedict XVI. Now the country’s most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell of Sydney, has given his first in-depth interview on the controversial sacking to CNA.

Three prepare for priestly ordination in Lincoln, Neb.

May 28, 2011 - 01:12 pm .- Three men are in the final stages of formation and preparation before they become priests of the Diocese of Lincoln, Neb.

Cardinal Bertone: Church on the front lines in fight against AIDS

May 28, 2011 - 10:22 am .- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone said the Catholic Church is on the front lines in the fight against AIDS. He explained that the Church not only has a health care network of 117,000 centers, but also generates “invisible capital” by recognizing the fundamental dignity of every person.

Rep. Smith offers his checklist for 2012 GOP presidential nominee

May 28, 2011 - 07:39 am .- Congressman Chris Smith says that Catholics in the Republican Party should have three priorities when it comes to picking the 2012 GOP candidate for president – human rights, debt reduction and pro-life issues.

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