Archive of January 16, 2012

Christian's viral anti-religion video misses mark

Jan 16, 2012 - 08:02 pm .- A new popular video of a poem from a Christian who says he “hates religion” but loves Jesus is wrong about religion’s role in Christian life, says Catholic speaker Chris Stefanick.

Spanish officials allow pro-life play, despite criticism

Jan 16, 2012 - 05:53 pm .- Officials in Merida, Spain have rejected a request by local Socialist party leaders to ban the theatrical production “Vidiana. An Abortion Clinic,” which opened Jan. 14.

At St. Peter’s tomb, Cardinal Wuerl recalls Pope’s importance

Jan 16, 2012 - 05:46 pm .- Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C. called to mind the Pope’s “living continuity” with St. Peter at the start of his “ad limina” visit in Rome.

Details of Pope's room for Mexico trip revealed

Jan 16, 2012 - 02:11 pm .- A religious order unveiled new details on the convent where Pope Benedict and his entourage will be staying during his upcoming visit to Mexico March 23-26.

Disbanded Palatine Guards serve Pope under new name

Jan 16, 2012 - 02:17 pm .- The Vatican’s Palatine Guard was officially disolved in 1970, but its former members still serve the Pope today.

Presence of Catholics online is essential, says Vatican official

Jan 16, 2012 - 02:11 pm .- Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, the president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, emphasized that the presence of Catholics on the internet is essential.