Archive of June 25, 2012

Pope to continue meetings to restore trust in Roman Curia

Jun 25, 2012 - 07:24 pm .- The Vatican says that Pope Benedict XVI will continue to consult with key figures from the universal Church in a bid to re-establish a “climate of serenity and trust in the service of the Roman Curia.”

Archbishop Gomez gives mixed response to immigration ruling

Jun 25, 2012 - 05:33 pm .- The Supreme Court's decision on an Arizona immigration law drew both praise and concern from the bishops' leader on migration issues, as well as a renewed call for federal immigration reform.

DC religious freedom event stresses role of liberty in America

Jun 25, 2012 - 04:31 pm .- More than 1,000 people gathered in the nation's capital on June 24 to celebrate religious liberty and recall its importance in American life.

Argentinean press says bishop resigns after admitting relationship

Jun 25, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Reports are surfacing in the Argentinean media that Bishop Fernando Maria Bargallo of Merlo-Moreno has submitted his resignation after acknowledging a romantic relationship with a woman.

Baltimore archbishop to address Italian religious freedom group

Jun 25, 2012 - 03:11 pm .- The head of the U.S. bishops' religious freedom committee, Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, will address the first meeting of Italy's Religious Liberty Observatory on June 28.

New Vatican guidelines: Parents should be careful not to block vocations

Jun 25, 2012 - 01:45 pm .- Parents should be careful not to block their son’s calling to the priesthood, new Vatican guidelines on promoting vocations say.

Paraguay's senate impeaches President Fernando Lugo

Jun 25, 2012 - 12:04 pm .- On June 22, President Fernando Lugo of Paraguay was impeached by the country's senate for “poor performance of duties,” after recent clashes between police and farmers left 17 people dead.