Archive of April 29, 2012

CCHD praised for defunding group linked to gay advocacy

Apr 29, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- The U.S. bishops' anti-poverty program won support for defunding a Colorado immigrant aid organization over its intricate involvement with a coalition that violates Church teaching.

Atheist group calls for removal of war memorial, firefighter tributes

Apr 29, 2012 - 01:02 pm .- A longstanding memorial to veterans killed in two world wars, topped by a non-descript, three-and-a-half foot white Latin-style cross is the latest target in the Ocean State of a self-described atheist and agnostic freethinkers group.

Pope prays for vocations to priesthood

Apr 29, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- On Sunday, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Benedict XVI asked families, communities and local parishes to help young men in discerning their vocation to the priesthood.

St. Hilary of Arles, 5th century bishop, honored on May 5

Apr 29, 2012 - 06:03 am .- On May 5, Catholics celebrate Saint Hilary of Arles, a fifth-century bishop who gave up wealth and privilege in favor of austerity and sacrifice for the sake of the Church.