Archive of May 29, 2012

Global event hails family as solution to modern crises

May 29, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- Over 3,000 participants at the sixth annual World Congress of Families in Madrid, Spain issued a declaration calling the family essential in solving present-day crises.

Knights of Columbus to hold global prayer for Pope

May 29, 2012 - 01:45 pm .- On the 35th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's episcopal ordination, the head of the Knights of Columbus has asked all 1.8 million members of the Catholic fraternal order to pray for the pontiff.

Pope meets Costa Rican president, discusses defense of life

May 29, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI met with President Laura Chinchilla of Costa Rica at the Vatican, discussing a number of issues including the task of defending human life from the moment of conception.

Pope gives Buffalo diocese new bishop

May 29, 2012 - 10:20 am .- Bishop Richard J. Malone has been appointed as the new head of the Diocese of Buffalo, N.Y.

Joy overcomes Denver's future archbishop

May 29, 2012 - 06:04 am .- As Archbishop-designate Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, N.D. assumes his role as Denver's new shepherd, the former Coloradan brings with him a love for the priesthood, a passion for pro-life advocacy and a heart for the youth.

Pope appoints Fargo bishop to lead Denver archdiocese

May 29, 2012 - 04:01 am .- Filling a post vacant for over eight months, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, N.D., as the new Archbishop of Denver, Colo.