Archive of September 14, 2012

Ryan highlights role of faith in his political views

Sep 14, 2012 - 08:01 pm .- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan defended his Catholic faith, pro-life views and economic policies at a conservative gathering in the nation's capital.

Benedict XVI: fundamentalism a 'falsification' of religion

Sep 14, 2012 - 05:07 pm .- Pope Benedict described fundamentalism as “a falsification of religion,” which goes against its true purpose as “an invitation to share God’s peace throughout the world.”

Pope signs momentous document on Church in the Middle East

Sep 14, 2012 - 02:05 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has signed his Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on the Church in the Middle East, “Ecclesia in Medio Oriente,” during the first day of his visit to Lebanon.

'Care of souls' chief concern for Lincoln's new bishop

Sep 14, 2012 - 11:07 am .- Evangelization and the pastoral tending of souls are among the main goals for Bishop James D. Conley, who was named the ninth bishop of Lincoln by Pope Benedict today.

Q&A with Bishop James D. Conley

Sep 14, 2012 - 10:03 am .-  On Sept. 13 Denver Auxiliary Bishop James D. Conley spoke to the Denver Catholic Register about his new appointment as bishop of the Lincoln Diocese.  

Pope Benedict arrives in Lebanon as 'pilgrim of peace'

Sep 14, 2012 - 08:30 am .- Pope Benedict XVI says he is arriving in the Middle East with a message of peace as he begins a 3-day Apostolic Visit to Lebanon.

Bishop Conley appointed to lead Diocese of Lincoln

Sep 14, 2012 - 05:05 am .- As the Diocese of Lincoln celebrates its 125th anniversary, Bishop James D. Conley has been named the region's ninth bishop by Pope Benedict XVI.

Maronite priest says Muslims will welcome Pope to Lebanon

Sep 14, 2012 - 02:03 am .- The Rector of Rome’s Pontifical Maronite College predicts that all the people of Lebanon – Muslims included – will welcome Pope Benedict XVI to their country at the start of Apostolic Visit Sept. 14-16.