Archive of April 23, 2012

Archbishop Sartain praises 'wonderful contribution' of women religious

Apr 23, 2012 - 07:06 pm .- Archbishop Peter J. Sartain of Seattle praised American religious women as a “great gift” days after being asked by Pope Benedict to help reform the U.S.'s Leadership Conference of Women Religious.

Chuck Colson remembered for public Christian witness

Apr 23, 2012 - 05:26 pm .- The death of Charles W. “Chuck” Colson drew remembrances from many national and Christian leaders who praised the former political operative’s work in prison ministry, Evangelical-Catholic dialogue and religious freedom advocacy.

Widower and father of four ordained a priest in Argentina

Apr 23, 2012 - 04:03 pm .- Antonio Salvador De Iacovo, an Argentinean widower and father of four, was recently ordained to the priesthood following thirty years of marriage.

'Moving' film on Cristero war debuts in Mexico

Apr 23, 2012 - 12:04 pm .- The much anticipated movie “Cristiada,” which recounts the story of the Cristero war in Mexico during the religious persecution of the 1920s, was released in Mexico on April 20.

Pope condemns human trafficking, sex tourism

Apr 23, 2012 - 10:27 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has told a global gathering of those involved in tourism that they must be alert to ethical dangers associated with the travel industry.