Archive of January 10, 2012

Publisher recounts how faith guided Santorums during son's death

Jan 10, 2012 - 06:40 pm .- Catholic publisher Al Napleton said he had “many wonderful experiences” working with Rick and Karen Santorum to publish a book on the loss of their fourth child.

Vatican official visits Peru, venerates St. Rose of Lima

Jan 10, 2012 - 06:12 pm .- Cardinal Robert Sarah, president of the Vatican charity Cor Unum, is on pilgrimage in Peru this week to visit the places where St. Rose of Lima lived.

Controversial John Paul II statue will get makeover

Jan 10, 2012 - 05:01 pm .- The much criticized 12-foot bronze sculpture of Blessed John Paul II that stands outside of Rome’s main train station will be revamped.

Pope approves reformed ceremony for creating cardinals

Jan 10, 2012 - 03:27 pm .- When Pope Benedict XVI creates 22 new cardinals next month, he will use a revised and simplified version of the ceremony to avoid any impression that becoming a cardinal is a sacrament.

Greatest crisis in the world is one of faith, bishop says

Jan 10, 2012 - 02:01 pm .- Archbishop Carlos Osoro of Valencia, Spain said that the biggest problem the world faces today is the result of “excluding God from our lives and from history.”

Researcher reveals Pius XII’s ‘remarkable’ aid for Jewish refugees

Jan 10, 2012 - 01:22 pm .- Pope Pius XII helped a group of 500 Jewish refugees escape death at the hands of the Nazis and made a touching public tribute to the Jewishness of the man seeking their deliverance, new research shows.

High youth turnout expected at pro-life Mass in DC

Jan 10, 2012 - 06:04 am .- Organizers of a youth rally and pro-life Mass in Washington, D.C. say a growing U.S. movement in defense of the unborn will draw tens of thousands of young people to the events on Jan. 23.

Archbishop Gomez urges prayer after auxiliary bishop resigns in scandal

Jan 10, 2012 - 01:32 am .- The scandal surrounding Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Gabino Zavala is a “difficult moment” for the life of the archdiocese and a time for prayer and conversion, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez said in a Jan. 6 letter.