Archive of October 3, 2011

Bishop O’Connell: Catholic schools need strong ‘identity and mission’

Oct 3, 2011 - 08:09 pm .- Catholic schools must maintain a strong Catholic identity and mission if they are to help young people understand how to access truth in their lives, said Bishop David M. O’Connell of Trenton, N.J. on Oct. 3.

Cardinal Erdo re-elected president of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences

Oct 3, 2011 - 05:52 pm .- Meeting in Albania last week for their plenary assembly, the Council of European Bishops' Conferences re-elected Cardinal Peter Erdo of Esztergom-Budapest as president of the body.

Marian procession in Manchester ends 20 year drought

Oct 3, 2011 - 05:46 pm .- After a 20 year absence, the first official Catholic procession returned to the English city of Manchester on Oct. 2.

Pope tells European bishops to evangelize with courage

Oct 3, 2011 - 02:46 pm .- Pope Benedict encouraged the bishops of Europe to be zealous and fresh in their approach to evangelizing modern culture, particularly young people. 

Cardinal laments mother's death in Madrid parish

Oct 3, 2011 - 02:01 pm .- Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela of Madrid, Spain, together with his auxiliary bishops, expressed sadness over the shooting of a pregnant woman as she prayed before Mass at a Madrid parish.

Rome’s Christian past revealed by 3-D imaging

Oct 3, 2011 - 07:46 am .- A remarkable Vatican-Swedish project is providing a new 3-D insight into Christian Rome’s architectural history.

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