Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Walter Mixa’
Rocco Palmo publishes the liturgical texts for the feast of John Henry Newman, rumoured to be October 9.
The Pope received some 20,000 text messages of support after the general audience.
Bishop Walter Mixa has reportedly agreed to stand by his decision to resign.
Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark has said he hopes the Lautsi case will not force “all European countries to conform to a model of secularism that is antagonistic to any manifestation of religion in the public sphere”.
The registered number of Catholics in Japan has fallen by half a per cent in a year.
John Allen discusses Christian-Muslim relations with Cardinal Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice.
William Van Ornum asks if the Church is losing good potential priests because of psychological testing.
The Saint Barnabus’ Blog says it is now too late for Anglo-Catholicism to survive.
Fr Dwight Longenecker reflects on the “brilliantly annoying style” of GK Chesterton.
Patrick Madrid says Marcial Maciel is to the Legion of Christ what the Deepwater Horizon rig is to the Gulf of Mexico.
And Rome Reports showcases the worst-dressed priests in the world (video).
Bishop Kurt Koch of Basel is expected to be named president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, replacing Cardinal Walter Kasper.
Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe of Naples says he has forgiven his accusers after he was implicated in a corruption scandal.
A confidential file accusing Bishop Walter Mixa of alcoholism and sexual harassment has surfaced in Germany.
Caritas says that millions will face hunger in Niger as a result of food shortages.
Giovanni Maria Vian, editor of the L’Osservatore Romano, sums up the Year for Priests.
Edward Pentin says the Arabian peninsula is seeing a remarkable increase in its Christian population.
Valle Adurni hunts for the final, definitive version of the new translation of the Mass in English.
Peter Schineller SJ wonders why Benedict XVI is preparing to venerate the relics of St Celestine V.
And Mick Brown urges England fans to pray that the team’s Catholic manager, Fabio Capello, will find divine inspiration.
The Holy See and Israel have failed again to resolve the dispute over the Church’s legal and tax status in the Holy Land.
The Latin Patriarch has called for the blockade of Gaza to be lifted.
The German press agency dpa is reporting that Bishop Walter Mixa may ask the Pope to reinstate him as Bishop of Augsburg.
Zenit has begun to publish the full English translation of the Pope’s question-and-answer session with the world’s priests.
Damian Thompson says that Cardinal Pell is the victim of a smear campaign designed to stop him reforming the world’s bishops.
Anna Clark of Salon considers whether better ultrasounds prevent abortion.
And members of Germany’s World Cup squad have received cards personally signed by the Pope offering encouragement in the tournament.