Archive of October 1, 2011

Bishop Mansour: Maronite chapel is 'special gift' to universal Church

Oct 1, 2011 - 06:04 pm .- Bishop Gregory J. Mansour of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, N.Y. recently described a new chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon as a gift “for the Universal Church.”

Safe at last: Bhutanese refugees find new home in Charlotte

Oct 1, 2011 - 01:08 pm .- Hari Chamlagai will probably never forget what it was like when he arrived in Charlotte. "I came here on March 17, 2009, with my family. It was 8 or 9 o'clock at night," he recalls with specific detail. "When we came to the airport, we get out from the airplane – everything was amazing."

My 'granddaddy' John Wayne, actor and Catholic convert

Oct 1, 2011 - 12:29 pm .- John Wayne for many was a Hollywood legend who symbolized true masculinity and American values. To Fr. Matthew Muñoz, though, he was simply “granddaddy.”

Military's gay wedding rule 'seems to ignore' federal law

Oct 1, 2011 - 07:16 am .- The head of the U.S. Military Archdiocese says that a new set of rules, allowing chaplains to perform same-sex “marriages” on military property, seems to disregard federal law.

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