Archive of October 5, 2011

Man targets Pittsburgh bishop with abuse allegation

Oct 5, 2011 - 06:50 pm .- A 45-year-old man’s accusation that Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik forcibly kissed him as a student has no factual basis and the bishop did nothing wrong, the local district attorney says.

Mexican organizations praise court decision upholding pro-life reforms

Oct 5, 2011 - 05:56 pm .- Some 400 organizations in Mexico have praised the country’s Supreme Court for upholding pro-life constitutional reforms in the states of Baja California and San Luis de Potosi.

'If you get lost, take Mary's hand,' Cardinal Amato tells conference

Oct 5, 2011 - 05:23 pm .- Cardinal Angelo Amato told attendees at a major Marian conference in Rome that “if you get lost, take the hand of Mary and she will lead you to Jesus.” 

New website to streamline communication between Latin American bishops

Oct 5, 2011 - 01:57 pm .- The Vatican will give the bishops of Latin America a new secure website,, to enhance communication through an updated database system.

Reflecting on Psalm 23, Pope returns to message of trusting God

Oct 5, 2011 - 11:20 am .- Pope Benedict XVI used his Oct. 5 audience to revisit the theme of trusting in God during times of adversity found in Psalm 23—a message that he delivered twice at the beginning of September.

Martin Sheen discusses new film about The Way of St. James

Oct 5, 2011 - 06:05 am .- Actor Martin Sheen spoke in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 1 about his latest movie, which was filmed entirely along The Way of St. James, a European pilgrimage route that leads to the city of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Archbishop Niederauer continues recovery from heart surgery

Oct 5, 2011 - 02:28 am .- Archbishop George Niederauer is recovering “as expected” from emergency double bypass surgery.

Legionaries of Christ appoint new general secretary

Oct 5, 2011 - 12:35 am .- The Legionaries of Christ have appointed Father Jaime Rodriguez as their new general secretary. The 35-year-old Spaniard replaces Fr. Everisto Sada, who held the post for the past six years.

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