Archive of May 13, 2012

Youth turnout for Rome's first-ever March for Life

May 13, 2012 - 06:19 pm .- Nearly 7,000 pro-life advocates marched from Rome's Colosseum to St. Peter's Square on Sunday for the city's inaugural March for Life.

Pope meets United States' newest and tallest bishop

May 13, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Pope Benedict recently welcomed Bishop-designate Gregory L. Parkes of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, who will soon be the newest and the tallest member of the U.S. episcopate.  

Refugee keeps a long-ago promise to God

May 13, 2012 - 01:08 pm .- Franciscan Father David Phan made a promise to God at the age of 16. He was on a crowded boat with dozens of other refugees from his home country of Vietnam, suffering from seasickness and thirst.

Pope calls on Catholics to take part in new Renaissance

May 13, 2012 - 11:51 am .- Pope Benedict XVI went to the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance to call upon every Catholic to once again play a full part in renewing today’s culture.

Carmelite monk St. Simon Stock honored May 16

May 13, 2012 - 06:02 am .- On May 16 the Catholic Church remembers Saint Simon Stock, a twelfth- and thirteenth-century Carmelite monk whose vision of the Virgin Mary is the source of the Brown Scapular devotion.