Archive of June 14, 2011

Pope given church replicas for 60th anniversary of priestly ordination

Jun 14, 2011 - 06:01 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI received replicas of the six most significant churches of his life to mark the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. The day will be celebrated on June 29, the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.

New evangelization must begin with the heart, Pope teaches

Jun 14, 2011 - 03:01 pm .- The effort to renew the evangelization of mankind begins in the human heart, Pope Benedict XVI told the clergy, religious and laity of the Diocese of Rome, June 13.

Cardinal Cipriani calls for peace, tolerance in Peru

Jun 14, 2011 - 01:49 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima reminded Catholics, “Peru is one family, one sentiment, one geography, one tradition, one way of thinking,” in which unity, peace and tolerance should reign.

Vatican announces first winners of Ratzinger Prize

Jun 14, 2011 - 11:19 am .- The first three winners of the inaugural Ratzinger Prize for Theology were announced June 14.

Catholic University of America plans return to single-sex dorms

Jun 14, 2011 - 05:55 am .- Catholic University of America plans to return to single-sex dormitories to reduce binge drinking and the “culture of hooking up,” university president John Garvey has announced.

New child protection leader says Church can help society fight sex abuse

Jun 14, 2011 - 02:30 am .- The new head of the U.S. bishops' youth protection office said that the Catholic Church has the ability to challenge other groups in society to improve their approach to preventing child sex abuse.

Supporters of Bishop Finn hold prayer gathering

Jun 14, 2011 - 12:51 am .- Nearly 150 Catholics gathered to pray in support of Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert W. Finn outside of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Pentecost Sunday.

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