Archive of October 25, 2012

Paul Ryan defends poverty aid reform, vision of charity in society

Oct 25, 2012 - 04:35 pm .- Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Oct. 24 that he believes reforming poverty aid programs and allowing religious and civil institutions to flourish is the most effective and compassionate way to help the millions of Americans in poverty.

Vatican delegation visits locations for 2013 World Youth Day

Oct 25, 2012 - 01:25 pm .- A delegation from the Vatican arrived in Rio de Janeiro Oct. 24 to visit the sites where World Youth Day 2013 will take place and decide on whether to approve them.

Catholic couple's 'apostolic hobby' assists 1,400 Chinese orphans

Oct 25, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- For the past decade and a half, an American couple living in China have cited total reliance on God as the source of their success in giving aid to hundreds of medically-fragile orphans.

Pope's former butler goes to prison

Oct 25, 2012 - 11:21 am .- Today the Pope’s ex-butler was taken to prison for stealing his boss’ private documents and leaking them to the press in the so-called “Vatileaks” scandal.

Voter scorecard informs Latinos about religious freedom threats

Oct 25, 2012 - 11:10 am .- A group that works to offer a Catholic voice in the public square has released a new guide to inform Spanish-speaking voters of religious liberty concerns in the presidential election.

Archbishop Chaput: Be Catholic before you are Democrat or Republican

Oct 25, 2012 - 04:00 am .- As the country approaches election day in two weeks, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is encouraging Catholic voters to place their faith above their allegiance to political parties.

Cardinal Newman Society releases college guide with expanded resources

Oct 25, 2012 - 02:30 am .- The Cardinal Newman Society has published its 2012-2013 edition of “The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College,” along with a companion magazine to help high school students and their parents pursue faithful higher education.

Military faithful called to imitate centurion from Scripture

Oct 25, 2012 - 12:16 am .- The U.S. archbishop for the military services is calling on faithful men and women in the armed services to grow deeper in their relationship with Christ in order to witness to him as they serve their country.