Archive of October 20, 2011

Vatican voices hope for Libya after Ghadafi's death

Oct 20, 2011 - 05:20 pm .- After Moammar Ghadafi's death, Libya must chart a new course based on human dignity and the rule of law, the Vatican said in a statement released Oct. 20.

Freed Colombian girl may visit Benedict XVI

Oct 20, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- Nhora Valentina Munoz, the Colombian girl liberated on Oct.17 after kidnappers held her for 19 days, may visit Pope Benedict XVI to thank him for his prayers.

Cardinal Erdo named apostolic visitor to pontifical university in Peru

Oct 20, 2011 - 02:01 pm .- Peru’s apostolic nunciature has announced that Cardinal Peter Erdo of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary has been named apostolic visitor for the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

Pope urges Australian Church to embrace New Evangelization

Oct 20, 2011 - 01:12 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI is urging the Church in Australia to evangelize all Australians, not simply those who are Catholic.

Pope officially opens Australian pilgrim center in Rome

Oct 20, 2011 - 11:25 am .- Pope Benedict XVI officially opened Australia’s first ever pilgrim center in Rome on Oct. 19.

Illinois bishop runs Kansas City Marathon

Oct 20, 2011 - 06:03 am .- Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois ran the Kansas City Marathon on Saturday to help raise money and awareness for pro-life work.

Former publisher clarifies Zenit's history, finances

Oct 20, 2011 - 03:08 am .- Former Zenit publisher Fr. Thomas Williams has provided financial and historical details about the news agency in the wake of the recent resignation of Zenit's founder and six editors.

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