Archive of August 10, 2011

Mexican prelate files lawsuit in response to calls for a real 'Catholic bishop'

Aug 10, 2011 - 06:05 pm .- Bishop Raul Vera Lopez of Saltillo, Mexico has filed a lawsuit against those responsible for hanging blankets on the railings surrounding the  city's cathedral painted with the message, “We want a Catholic bishop.”

Pope Benedict praised for appreciation of classical music

Aug 10, 2011 - 04:53 pm .- The Catholic Church is blessed to have a Pope who shows such a deep appreciation of classical music, says composer James MacMillan.

Beckhams' baby defended as benefit to humanity

Aug 10, 2011 - 03:44 pm .- The recent birth of David and Victoria Beckham’s baby daughter, Harper Seven, is good news for the future of humanity, according to a population expert who teaches at the London School of Economics.

Cardinal thanks World Youth Day volunteers, prays for good weather

Aug 10, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid, Spain expressed thanks to World Youth Day volunteers for their hard work and asked them to pray that it would not be “too hot” next week for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the city.

Silence allows people to hear God, Pope says

Aug 10, 2011 - 12:04 pm .- We need to make time for silence in our lives if we are to pray and listen to God, said Pope Benedict XVI in his weekly general audience, August 10.

Human Life International announces new leadership

Aug 10, 2011 - 10:02 am .- Human Life International has named a new president and vice president of the organization after former leader Fr. Thomas Euteneuer resigned in 2010.  

Don’t write off the US economy, says top Vatican banker

Aug 10, 2011 - 05:43 am .- The United States is not necessarily “a nation in decline or struck to the core” according to the head of the Vatican Bank.

Maryknoll order to dismiss priest who advocates women’s ordination

Aug 10, 2011 - 12:57 am .- The Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers have notified Father Roy Bourgeois he will be dismissed from their order unless he renounces his “defiant stance” against Catholic teaching on the ordination of women.

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