Archive of November 30, 2011

New York bishops encouraged and challenged by Rome visit

Nov 30, 2011 - 07:00 pm .- As they prepare to head back to the United States, the bishops of New York are calling their visit to Rome and time with Pope Benedict a positive, encouraging and challenging experience.

Pope's Mexico trip will strengthen country's values, cardinal says

Nov 30, 2011 - 06:17 pm .- Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City said that Pope Benedict’s slated visit to Mexico will encourage values such as respect for life to help quell the violence that has swept across the nation.

Children in Pope's prayers this December

Nov 30, 2011 - 05:35 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will be praying in December for world peace and that children might be able to share the Gospel and be protected from violence.

Colombian bishops condemn hostage killings

Nov 30, 2011 - 02:17 pm .- Bishops in Columbia condemned the Nov. 26 killings of four hostages who were held for over ten years by the rebel group FARC.

Pope reflects on Jesus’ prayer life

Nov 30, 2011 - 01:35 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI used his Nov. 30 general audience to discuss Jesus' prayer life and how it challenges Christians to faithfully devote time to prayer.

Pope urges end to death penalty worldwide

Nov 30, 2011 - 12:56 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI encouraged countries around the world to end the death penalty as a legal sanction at today’s general audience.

Cloistered nun and former actress to tell story of Hollywood and faith

Nov 30, 2011 - 06:03 am .- The Central California Marian Eucharistic Conference this January will feature a rare speaker: Mother Dolores Hart, OSB, a former award-winning actress who performed in two Elvis Presley movies and still votes for the Academy Awards.

Knights of Columbus to launch series on New Evangelization

Nov 30, 2011 - 03:34 am .- The Knights of Columbus' Catholic Information Service will launch a series of booklets and online materials on the task of re-evangelizing formerly Christian societies.

Illinois abortion clinic remains closed after health violations

Nov 30, 2011 - 02:30 am .- An Illinois abortion clinic which set up blasphemous and obscene window displays directed at pro-life demonstrators will remain closed after a judge ruled that its license suspension for health violations will continue until a Jan. 4 hearing.

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