Archive of April 16, 2012

Claims of papal help for Nazi war criminals 'verifiably false'

Apr 16, 2012 - 08:04 pm .- A Harvard professor's claim that Vatican leadership intentionally helped Nazi war criminals escape to South America after World War II relies on erroneous sources and misinterprets events, argues Catholic author Ronald J. Rychlak.

Carl Anderson to speak at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

Apr 16, 2012 - 04:05 pm .- Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus,will serve as guest speaker at the annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast April 19.

Vatican official says Pope, local Church helping sustain Syrians

Apr 16, 2012 - 03:33 pm .- The secretary for the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, Monsignor Giampetro dal Toso, says Pope Benedict and Syrian Church are helping sustain locals amid continuing violence in the country.

Pope Benedict celebrates 85th birthday, reflects on last years

Apr 16, 2012 - 11:59 am .- Pope Benedict XVI marked his 85th birthday by reflecting on his final years as he celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving in the Vatican’s Pauline Chapel.

Eden's new book dispels misconceptions on saints, sex abuse

Apr 16, 2012 - 11:03 am .- In her new book, author Dawn Eden helps bring healing to victims of childhood sexual abuse while clearing up common misconceptions surrounding the sainthood of the chastity martyrs.