Archive of January 27, 2012

God’s love will not fail you, archbishop tells leprosy victims

Jan 27, 2012 - 07:26 pm .- Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski told those affected by leprosy that God's love will never fail them.

English seminary in Rome celebrates its 650th birthday

Jan 27, 2012 - 06:10 pm .- The Catholic seminary in Rome where young Englishmen are trained for the priesthood turned 650 years-old on Jan. 27.

Peruvians must overcome hatred of terrorists, archbishop says

Jan 27, 2012 - 03:03 pm .- The new president of the Bishops’ Conference of Peru, Archbishop Salvador Pineiro Garcia Calderon of Ayacucho exhorted Peruvians to work for forgiveness and overcome the hatred sown by terrorism.

Year of Faith is Pope's response to 'profound crisis'

Jan 27, 2012 - 01:48 pm .- The upcoming 2012-2013 “Year of Faith” seeks to awaken humanity at a critical moment, Pope Benedict XVI said as he addressed the Church's highest doctrinal office on Jan. 27.

Bells to welcome Pope upon arrival in Mexico

Jan 27, 2012 - 12:10 pm .- Father Jorge Raul Villegas, the director of logistics for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Leon, said church bells throughout the Mexican city will ring out to welcome the Pope upon his arrival.

Days after HHS mandate, White House honors Catholic educators

Jan 27, 2012 - 05:51 am .- Despite the White House’s recent effort to honor people committed to Catholic education, analysts are cautioning about seeing the gesture as an appreciation for Catholic teachings.

Pittsburgh bishop: contraception mandate tells Catholics ‘To hell with you!’

Jan 27, 2012 - 03:15 am .- The new federal contraception mandate is “like a slap in the face” that says “To Hell with you!” to Catholics and religious freedom, Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh said.

Archbishop Dolan says Obama administration 'treats pregnancy as disease'

Jan 27, 2012 - 12:45 am .- Cardinal-designate Timothy M. Dolan, head of the U.S. bishops' conference, says the Obama administration has revoked the religious freedom of groups that do not regard women's fertility as as “disease.”