Archive of October 8, 2015

Chicago shrine seeks help to rebuild after devastating fire

Oct 8, 2015 - 04:36 pm .- This morning the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Chicago launched an online restoration fund following Wednesday's fire at the church, which collapsed much of its roof.

African bishops throw swift punch at 'ideological colonization'

Oct 8, 2015 - 10:38 am .- Heavy criticism of the West imposing secular values on Africa in exchange for aid emerged as a theme from the continent's bishops, as the Vatican's synod on the family kicks off its first week.

Ugandans are eagerly preparing for papal visit with prayer, penance

Oct 8, 2015 - 06:02 am .- In anticipation of Pope Francis’ first visit to their country, the head of the Ugandan bishops' conference has called on Catholics to make themselves ready to welcome the Pope though prayer and charitable works.

How the Catholic Church is fighting loan sharks in Texas

Oct 8, 2015 - 03:45 am .- Lenders charging exorbitant rates on payday loans in Arlington, Texas have a new force to contend with in their fight against regulation: the bishops of the Catholic Church.

Cardinal Ruini reflects on the Magisterium's continuity

Oct 8, 2015 - 12:04 am .- Cardinal Camillo Ruini, who was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Rome when Venerable Pius XII was Pope, emphasized in a recent interview that he has experienced the continuity of Popes, from Pacelli to Bergoglio.

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