Archive of September 20, 2012

Cardinal Arinze says evangelization needs acts of charity

Sep 20, 2012 - 07:21 pm .- Cardinal Francis Arinze said Sept. 18 that evangelization is at the center of the Church’s mission and that acts of charity are an indispensable part of this effort.

Catholic organization launches online multimedia portal

Sep 20, 2012 - 04:39 pm .- Catholic media network has launched a new website to present a collection of the “best print and multimedia content” from Catholic organizations across the globe.

'Wife of Jesus' fragment no threat to Christianity

Sep 20, 2012 - 01:49 pm .- A scrap of Egyptian papyrus that might depict Jesus with a wife has drawn media attention, but a scripture professor says it should not affect Christians’ understanding of Jesus.

March for Life in Spain to demand 'zero' abortions

Sep 20, 2012 - 12:06 pm .- The organization Right to Life in Spain announced next month's 3rd International March for Life, which aims to bring about “profound” reform and “zero abortions” in the country.

Pope greets Rome's rabbi ahead of holy days

Sep 20, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- In celebration of three upcoming Jewish holy days, Pope Benedict XVI sent a message of prayer and friendship to Riccardo Di Sengi, the chief rabbi of Rome.

Pope charges new bishops to boldly proclaim the faith

Sep 20, 2012 - 10:41 am .- Pope Benedict called on a group of newly-consecrated bishops to boldly present the Gospel to everyone, so that they encounter Christ and the faith becomes stronger around the world.

Medical professional warns of risk in surrogate, donor pregnancies

Sep 20, 2012 - 04:02 am .- Artificial reproductive technology is “absolutely” the commercialization of the female body and especially harmful to children, a medical expert and documentary filmmaker says.

US bishops launch Spanish Facebook page as Hispanic community grows

Sep 20, 2012 - 02:29 am .- As new statistics show the accelerated growth of the Hispanic population in many areas of the country, the U.S. bishops’ conference has launched a Spanish-language Facebook page.