Archive of July 4, 2018

Vatican publishes norms on consecrated virgins

Jul 4, 2018 - 10:50 am .- Almost 50 years after the Church published the new Rite of Consecrated Virginity, the Vatican has issued an instruction on the state of life, its discipline, and the responsibilities of diocesan bishops toward the vocation of consecrated virgins.

Religious structures next step in Iraqi building process

Jul 4, 2018 - 08:24 am .- Since 2014 international charity organization Aid to the Church in Need has spent some 40 million euros [$46.6 million] funding relief and reconstruction efforts in Iraq, with the majority of support going toward basic needs such as housing.

Rebuilt from the ashes: The story of an American basilica

Jul 4, 2018 - 03:41 am .- An immigrant parish, burnt down, with only the crucifix remaining. A parish rebuilt, transformed and a key part in giving back to the community. In a sense, one parish’s story of struggle, pressure and rebirth is metaphor for the American Catholic experience.

EWTN to air Fr. Capodanno documentary for 4th of July

Jul 4, 2018 - 12:08 am .- EWTN Global Catholic Network will observe America's Independence Day with airings of Called and Chosen: Father Vincent R. Capodanno.