Archive of October 16, 2011

Wisconsin Catholics urged to promote life and living wage

Oct 16, 2011 - 06:29 pm .- The Wisconsin Catholic Conference has backed measures to raise workers' minimum wage and to ban the sale of fetal body parts, describing both as efforts to protect human dignity.

Pope Benedict declares a 'Year of Faith'

Oct 16, 2011 - 10:31 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has declared a “Year of Faith” which will begin in October 2012, the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council.

St. Margaret Mary, 'Apostle of the Sacred Heart,' remembered Oct. 16

Oct 16, 2011 - 07:53 am .- On Oct. 16, Roman Catholics celebrate the life of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, the French nun whose visions of Christ helped to spread devotion to the Sacred Heart throughout the Western Church.

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