Archive of April 1, 2012

Papal pilgrimage marks Cuban woman's first return in 50 years

Apr 1, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- For Alina Buda, a recent pilgrimage to Cuba was not only a chance to see the Pope but an opportunity to reconnect with the country of her birth.

Rhode Island charity helps woman persevere

Apr 1, 2012 - 01:04 pm .- Mabel Smith never imagined that one day she wouldn’t be able to pay her bills and be forced to ask other people for assistance.

Pope says praise the Lord with gratitude

Apr 1, 2012 - 12:50 pm .- Christians should welcome Jesus by laying down their lives for him in the same way the people of Jerusalem once laid down their coats and palm branches, Pope Benedict XVI said in his Palm Sunday homily.

Church celebrates scholar-bishop St. Isidore of Seville on April 4

Apr 1, 2012 - 06:01 am .- On April 4 the Catholic Church honors Saint Isidore of Seville, a bishop and scholar who helped the Church preserve its own traditions, and the heritage of western civilization, in the early middle ages.