Archive of July 25, 2011

Cardinal denies asking US government to intervene in Mexican politics

Jul 25, 2011 - 05:48 pm .- The Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Mexico has issued a statement denying claims that Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez asked the U.S. government to rein in the former mayor of Mexico City, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

After abuse report, Vatican recalls nuncio to Ireland for consultation

Jul 25, 2011 - 05:46 pm .- The Vatican has recalled its apostolic nuncio in Ireland to Rome for consultations after the release of the Cloyne Report on priests’ abuse of minors in the Diocese of Cloyne. The recall is a sign of the Holy See’s seriousness in addressing the issue, a Vatican spokesman said.

Eight US bishops chosen to teach at World Youth Day

Jul 25, 2011 - 04:40 pm .- The Pontifical Council for the Laity chose eight bishops from around the U.S. to host English-speaking catechesis sessions for the upcoming World Youth Day in Madrid.

Cardinal: Europe suffering from 'crisis of young people'

Jul 25, 2011 - 02:01 pm .- The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Spain, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said July 22 that Spain and Europe are suffering from “a crisis of young people” because of the country’s low birth rate.

Cardinal Burke: suffering does not rid life of purpose

Jul 25, 2011 - 05:09 am .- At a Kansas City conference on end-of-life care, Cardinal Raymond Burke said that suffering does not cause a person to have less meaning in his life, nor does it give the government the right to decide if that person should live or die.

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