Morning Catholic must-reads
Douglas Alexander, Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, has personally thanked Pope Benedict XVI for his urgent appeal for Haiti.
The head of the Legion of Christ has urged members of the embattled congregation to be charitable towards one another.
Yesterday the Pope received seven more English and Welsh bishops on their ad limina visit to Rome.
Cardinal Walter Kasper has clashed with the head of Germany’s Evangelical Federation, the EKD, over Pope Benedict.
Thomas Peters offers more details about the next Archbishop of Los Angeles.
Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver says America’s high divorce rate is a sign of Satan’s continuing activity.
George Weigel hails the “pro-life, pro-marriage” environmentalism of Pope Benedict XVI.
Rocco Palmo wonders when the Pope will bring the College of Cardinals back up to its full voting complement of 120.
Edward Pentin talks to Cardinal Peter Turkson, the most senior African in the Roman Curia.
Villanova University has finished photographing St Peter’s Basilica in order to create a breathtaking virtual tour.
Sandro Magister asks why priests are supporting an adversary of the Church in a local Italian election.
Michèle Nuzzo-Naglieri profiles the priests and bishops who are already responding to the Pope’s call to evangelise the web.
New Atheist Christopher Hitchens is becoming the bane of liberal Christians.
Vivificat ponders the leaked outline of the Catholic-Orthodox discussion on papal primacy.
Headline Bistro examines the controversy over the pro-life advertisement that will be broadcast during the Superbowl.
Fr Anthony Chadwick speculates on the shape of the liturgy in the future Personal Ordinariates.
The proceedings of a major conference on “Christian Realism and Public Life: Catholic and Protestant Perspectives” at the University of St Thomas are now online (audio and video).
And Patrick Madrid explains how you can pray the Our Father with Pope Pius XII (audio).
Written by Luke Coppen
January 29, 2010 at 9:00 am
Posted in Morning Catholic must-reads
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