Archive of November 1, 2011

Vatican official invites Catholics to remember the deceased

Nov 1, 2011 - 05:49 pm .- The consultor of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Aurelio Garcia Macias, has invited Catholics to pray for their deceased loved ones and “hope for their resurrection.”

Family groups call Argentinean politicians to reject abortion

Nov 1, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- The Federal Network of Families in Argentina recently urged politicians to have “the courage to defend human life from the moment of conception to natural death.”

Everyone is called to be holy, Pope says on All Saints Day

Nov 1, 2011 - 12:32 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI said on today’s feast of All Saints that everyone is called by Jesus to holiness in their own path toward sainthood.

Population worldviews clash as 7 billionth baby arrives

Nov 1, 2011 - 06:01 am .- As the world welcomes the seven billionth baby this week, experts are divided over whether the planet faces overpopulation or the opposite problem of countries not sustaining their birth rates.

Episcopal Church reports lowest membership in 70 years

Nov 1, 2011 - 02:35 am .- New statistics from the Episcopal Church show the group's loss of more than 200,000 members and 300 parishes between 2006 and 2010, bringing membership to its lowest since the 1930s.

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