Archive of August 26, 2011

Franciscans translate Bible into colloquial Japanese

Aug 26, 2011 - 06:06 pm .- After 55 years of work, the people of Japan will soon have a translation of the Bible in colloquial Japanese thanks to the work of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum of Tokyo.

North Carolina Catholics prepare for Hurricane Irene’s wake

Aug 26, 2011 - 05:30 pm .- Catholics in North Carolina are preparing to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

Relics of John Paul II arrive in Mexico City

Aug 26, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- Relics of Blessed John Paul II arrived at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Aug. 25.

Pope Benedict’s former students gather for annual study seminar

Aug 26, 2011 - 11:26 am .- Pope Benedict is gathering some of his former students this week for their annual meeting. This year, the group is discussing the re-evangelization of the West at the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, Italy.

Aborting one twin, sparing the other, when IVF goes 'wrong'

Aug 26, 2011 - 10:12 am .- Dr. Anthony Caruso, who performed in vitro fertilizations before his pro-life turn, isn't surprised by the recent increase in “two-minus-one” pregnancies, where women abort one of their two artificially-conceived children for personal reasons. It's a logical result, he says, of the mentality behind IVF.

Record number of Dallas seminarians is answer to prayers

Aug 26, 2011 - 06:14 am .- The Diocese of Dallas has a record number of 19 new seminarians, Bishop Kevin Farrell announced recently.

Bishops’ Labor Day letter laments ‘broken’ economy

Aug 26, 2011 - 01:27 am .- Work has dignity because it participates in God’s creation and builds up the common good, the U.S. bishops said in their annual Labor Day statement. They called for shared sacrifices to heal the country while recognizing the rights of workers and the stark facts of unemployment, poverty and insecurity.

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