Archive of August 6, 2012

Archdiocese offers prayers in wake of Sikh temple shooting

Aug 6, 2012 - 05:31 pm .- Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki expressed sorrow and promised prayers after a gunman killed six people at a local Sikh temple before he was shot and died.

Pope praises joyfulness of Bavarian culture

Aug 6, 2012 - 04:31 pm .- Groups of choirs, dancers, artists, poets and horn blowers from Pope Benedict XVI’s native Bavaria visited the pontiff at Castel Gandolfo on Friday as a belated birthday present.

Pope encourages generosity from Argentineans for the poor

Aug 6, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI is calling on Argentineans to be generous during a special collection to be held in the country on Sept. 9.

Archbishop Muller presents positive vision for Vatican's doctrine office

Aug 6, 2012 - 03:08 pm .- The new head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith says he wants the department to play a positive role in the New Evangelization, rather than simply responding to doctrinal problems as they arise.

Vatican Observatory head praises Curiosity rover landing

Aug 6, 2012 - 01:11 pm .- Vatican Observatory director Fr. José Gabriel Funes thinks that “everybody” should be happy with the successful landing of the Mars science rover Curiosity.

'Way of St. James' religious order flourishing with vocations

Aug 6, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- A Spanish women's religious order that has welcomed in pilgrims traveling on the Way of St. James for over thirteen years, is now burgeoning with new vocations.