Posts Tagged ‘Caritas’
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.
Pope Benedict XVI said the Beatitudes offer “a new horizon of justice” in his Angelus address yesterday, after visiting a Caritas shelter for the homeless in Rome (Angelus video here, full text of Caritas address here).
Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham has issued his first pastoral letter.
A petition urging the British Government not to pay a penny for Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain has gathered 20,000 signatures and will be handed in at Downing Street on March 4.
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said that Britons no longer know how to deal with death.
The Equality Bill’s report stage will take place on March 2.
The report stage and third reading of a Bill making sex education compulsory for 16-year-olds will take place on February 23.
The BBC is to broadcast a three-part documentary featuring Francis Campbell, the British Ambassador to the Holy See.
The Franciscans have announced that they are giving up their British mother house.
The Pope has picked a Czech bishop once jailed and forced into factory work under Communism to lead Prague archdiocese.
Benedict XVI has led a lectio divina meditation at the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary (video).
The Church must “open its arms to all migrants“, a Vatican congress has declared.
Pope Benedict is tipped to make as many as four new Asian cardinals at the next consistory, expected in October.
This Friday an ordinary public consistory will be held for the canonisation of six Blesseds.
Police in Philadelphia have arrested a priest for possession of cocaine.
Cardinal Seán O’Malley has written to female religious in Boston archdiocese urging them to cooperate with the Apostolic Visitation of US women religious.
George Weigel says the Obama administration is pushing an “anorexic” notion of religious freedom around the world.
John Allen says the most senior African prelate in the Roman Curia is determined to take risks.
Astrology and Feng Shui can draw people closer to God, a Filipino bishop has claimed.
Andrew Gray says Pope Benedict’s visit to Scotland will give a fillip to the fight against the “culture of death”.
Fr Tim Finigan spots an unusual calendrical coincidence related to the apparitions at Lourdes.
Fr John Flynn, LC, criticises the “growing trend” of humanising pets.
A small group of Christian Conservatives are rewriting Tory party doctrine, argues the FT.
L’Osservatore Romano has named the Oasis album What’s The Story Morning Glory? one of the 10 greatest albums of all time.
Jessica Alba has said she will not take off her clothes in a film because of her Catholic upbringing.
And new video purports to show Hitler’s furious reaction to the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI.