Archive of June 12, 2011

Catholic sculptor seeks to reflect God's work in his art

Jun 12, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- Ten years ago, Dave Hanson retired from his job as a corrections officer at California's Folsom State Prison. Now the 71-year-old works full-time to create sculptures of Padre Pio, St. Francis and other figures for schools and institutions across the country.

Business ethics is focus of upcoming Vatican summit

Jun 12, 2011 - 03:17 pm .- The ethics of finance will take center stage at the Vatican next week as business leaders from around the globe arrive for a two day “Executive Summit on Ethics for the Business World” from June 16 to 17.

Refugees tell their tales of terror and hope

Jun 12, 2011 - 01:11 pm .- Fleeing war-torn countries and political persecution, refugees from all around the world come to the United States to find peace and to prosper. Through the years, 30,000 of them have been resettled in Utah.

Pentecost shows universality of the Church, Pope declares

Jun 12, 2011 - 08:09 am .- Pentecost shows the Holy Spirit created the Catholic Church for all people, Pope Benedict said in his homily to mark Pentecost Sunday June 12.

St. Anthony of Padua, 'Hammer of Heretics,' honored June 13

Jun 12, 2011 - 06:51 am .- On June 13, Catholics will honor the memory of the Franciscan priest St. Anthony of Padua. Although he is popularly invoked today by those who have trouble finding lost objects, he was known in his own day as the “Hammer of Heretics” due to the powerful witness of his life and preaching.

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