Archive of March 3, 2012

Gospel Trail springs to life in the Holy Land

Mar 3, 2012 - 04:09 pm .- A new project launched by Jews and Christians in the Holy Land offers pilgrims the chance to walk the land of the Bible in the footsteps of Jesus and experience the places where he lived and ministered.

Diocese hosts Natural Family Planning seminar

Mar 3, 2012 - 01:03 pm .- First the bad news: Since 1972, the number of Catholics in the United States has increased by nearly 17 million; yet, in the same time period there has been a decrease in marriages in the Catholic Church by an astounding 60 percent.

Priest says denial of Communion requires discretion

Mar 3, 2012 - 06:06 am .- Amid controversy over reports that a Maryland women was denied Communion because of her lesbian relationship, a priest who writes on faith and culture emphasized the need to balance respect for the Eucharist with pastoral sensitivity.