Archive of July 25, 2012

SSPX set three conditions for reunification with Rome

Jul 25, 2012 - 06:03 pm .- The Society of St. Pius X's three conditions for re-uniting with Rome have been revealed in a letter sent by their General Secretary to the society’s superiors across the world.

Cardinal says deceased Cuban activist was rooted in Catholic faith

Jul 25, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- Cardinal Jaime Ortega of Havana recalled his friendship with the leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, saying the late dissident's activism found inspiration in the Catholic faith.

Archbishop Aquila praises heroic actions during theater shooting

Jul 25, 2012 - 03:21 pm .- Those who offered their lives to save their loved ones in the recent Colorado theater shooting exemplified the Christian virtues of courageous sacrifice and selfless love, said Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver.

Summer with Pope the best time of the year, Italian bishop says

Jul 25, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Castel Gandolfo, Italy said that with the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI for his summer vacation, the happiest time of the year begins for the diocese.

New Scottish bishop could see going to jail over 'gay marriage'

Jul 25, 2012 - 11:20 am .- Archbishop-designate Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow could see himself being imprisoned for speaking out in support of the traditional married family.

American exorcist-in-training shares his experience

Jul 25, 2012 - 04:03 am .- “I never thought I’d end up doing this, no,” admits the middle-aged priest whose unexpected path to becoming an exorcist began while saying one of his first Masses after he was ordained 15 years ago.

W. Virginia bishops says testimony debunks abuse allegation

Jul 25, 2012 - 02:14 am .- Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston says accusations of abuse against him have been disproved, with the alleged victim and another witness coming forward to attest to his innocence.