Archive of August 1, 2012

Italian priest gives tips on evangelization in cyberspace

Aug 1, 2012 - 07:05 pm .- He is the Italian Jesuit who coined the word “Cybertheology,” and is now trying to coach Catholics on how to best evangelize through the internet.

Oxford Oratory to host Chesterton library

Aug 1, 2012 - 04:08 pm .- A new library at the Oxford Oratory in England will host the archive and museum of the famous Catholic convert and writer G.K. Chesterton.

Brazilians await World Youth Day participants with 'open arms'

Aug 1, 2012 - 02:12 pm .- The Church in Rio de Janeiro said locals welcome with open arms – like the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer that overlooks the city – the young people who will visit for World Youth Day in 2013.

Contraception mandate takes effect for businesses without 'safe harbor'

Aug 1, 2012 - 01:45 pm .- Starting Aug. 1, the owners of many for-profit businesses are being forced to pick between violating their beliefs and paying stifling fines as the federal contraception mandate goes into effect.

St. Alphonsus helps chart the way to heaven, Pope says

Aug 1, 2012 - 09:51 am .- Pope Benedict XVI praised the 18th century Italian St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori for reminding Christians of the key to heaven – prayer.

Cardinal George says mayor overstepped with Chick-fil-A remarks

Aug 1, 2012 - 04:00 am .- Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago says the city's mayor showed contempt for many residents' beliefs by stating that Chick-fil-A's stance on marriage was against “Chicago values.”

Princeton professor urges hotels to remove pornography

Aug 1, 2012 - 02:03 am .- Catholic law professor Robert P. George of Princeton University is discouraging pornography use in hotel rooms by calling on hotel CEOs to consider the harm that it causes.