Archive of April 7, 2018

Archdiocese of Manila receives first-class relic of John Paul II

Apr 7, 2018 - 09:41 pm .- A relic of St. Pope John Paul II was recently gifted to the Archdiocese of Manila by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisw, the former secretary of the belated pope.

Cardinal Burke: Pope's authority is derived only from obedience to God

Apr 7, 2018 - 03:46 pm .- Speaking Saturday in Rome, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke said that the pope is the highest authority in the Church, but because his power is derived from the divine law, the faithful are obligated to reject his teaching if it falls outside that divine law.  

Muenster bishop offers prayers for victims of van attack

Apr 7, 2018 - 11:59 am .- Bishop Felix Genn of Muenster, Germany called for prayers Saturday, after a man drove a delivery vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians, killing three and injuring dozens more.

Vatican arrests priest under investigation for possession of child porn

Apr 7, 2018 - 08:58 am .- On Saturday Vatican police arrested former Vatican diplomat Fr. Carlo Alberto Capella, who has been under investigation for the violation of laws concerning the possession of child pornography and its distribution or sale.

US, Mexican bishops oppose Trump's plan to send National Guard to border

Apr 7, 2018 - 06:02 am .- Bishops in both the US and Mexico have criticized the Trump administration’s plan to send National Guard troops to the southern border of the United States.