Archive of August 13, 2011

Canadian bishops launch website on new Roman Missal translation

Aug 13, 2011 - 04:55 pm .- The Canadian bishops' conference announced the launch of a new website aimed at educating the country's faithful on changes to the Roman Missal.

Catholics find joy in God’s word at international Bible study conference

Aug 13, 2011 - 01:25 pm .- There is a common misperception that Catholics don’t read the Bible. Tell that to the more than 200 people from around the U.S. who attended the Catholic Scripture Study International Bible Conference, and you’ll get a chuckle out of them. That’s because most of them spend countless hours leading or participating in CSSI Bible studies in their home parishes year after year.

WYD Madrid responds to ‘deep crisis’ of postmodern world

Aug 13, 2011 - 12:50 pm .- World Youth Day in Madrid will help many young people find “a foundation on which to build their lives” in a time of crisis, says one of the key Vatican organizers of the event.

Dangers lurk in fantasy author's dream of 'rational' euthanasia

Aug 13, 2011 - 07:19 am .- Catholic novelist Michael D. O'Brien is criticizing the “false compassion” of British fantasy author Terry Pratchett, whose early-onset Alzheimer's disease has spurred him to advocate for assisted suicide

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