Archive of June 29, 2012

New US archbishops grateful to receive palliums

Jun 29, 2012 - 05:06 pm .- Archbishop-elect Samuel J. Aquila of Denver said he was deeply thankful to be among the dozens of new archbishops to receive a pallium from Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on June 29.

Cardinal Schönborn asks dissenting priests to renounce manifesto

Jun 29, 2012 - 03:02 pm .- Cardinal Cristoph Schönborn of Vienna has asked a group of priests to renounce a manifesto called “Call to Disobedience” or leave administrative posts in the Catholic Church.

Successor to Opus Dei founder moves toward beatification

Jun 29, 2012 - 01:02 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has approved a decree recognizing the heroic virtues of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the successor of St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, founder of Opus Dei.

Pope upholds Saints Peter, Paul as witnesses of Christian brotherhood

Jun 29, 2012 - 09:06 am .- Pope Benedict XVI reflected that St. Peter and St. Paul are prime examples of the brotherhood that all Christians should live in Jesus Christ.

Pallium ceremony a boost for Australian evangelization

Jun 29, 2012 - 04:18 am .- Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane believes that the June 29 pallium ceremony in Rome will provide a significant boost to the work of re-evangelizing Australia.

Fr. Euteneuer's accuser seeks damages from diocese, former ministry

Jun 29, 2012 - 02:11 am .- Former Human Life International President Father Thomas Euteneuer is accused of abusing a woman employed by the organization, in a lawsuit seeking damages from HLI and its local bishop.

Archbishop Sheen decree a 'great day' for US Catholics

Jun 29, 2012 - 12:04 am .- Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria says the declaration of Archbishop Fulton Sheen as “venerable” is wonderful news for both the diocese and the Catholic Church in America.