Archive of August 27, 2012

Future San Francisco archbishop apologizes for 'disgrace' caused by arrest

Aug 27, 2012 - 05:33 pm .- Archbishop-designate Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco is apologizing for his “error in judgment” and asking forgiveness for the disgrace he brought upon the Church and himself by being arrested for drunk driving.

Police confirm DUI arrest of future San Francisco archbishop

Aug 27, 2012 - 04:13 pm .- The San Diego Police Department verified the weekend arrest of the Archbishop-designate of San Francisco for driving under the influence.

World Youth Day Rio opens registration Aug. 28

Aug 27, 2012 - 03:32 pm .- Organizers for World Youth Day Rio 2013 announced that registration for the event will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Capuchins to examine challenges of evangelizing secular societies

Aug 27, 2012 - 12:59 pm .- The Capuchin Franciscan religious order is celebrating its General Chapter in Rome this month and is focusing on the challenges of bringing Franciscan spirituality into the secularized life of the northern hemisphere.

Fr. Giusanni had gift for deciphering signs of the times, priest recalls

Aug 27, 2012 - 11:59 am .- When Father Luigi Giussani died in 2005, then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger told the mourners at his funeral that “the centrality of Christ” in the life of the founder of Communion and Liberation gave him a particular “gift” for “deciphering correctly the signs of the times” in a difficult age “filled with temptations and errors.”