“Today as in the past, people who wish to be Christ’s disciples are called to go against the tide,” said Pope Benedict XVI to a group of Catholic university students on 9th November 2007. He also told the young scholars-in-training “not to fearead more
Pope Benedict XVI has named Dominican Bishop Jean-Louis Brugues of Angers, France, as secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education, elevating him to the dignity of archbishop. 11 November 2007 Attached files Nativity 3.ppt (9.9 MB)
The Italian newspaper La Repubblica has revealed that Pope Benedict XVI has finalized his second encyclical on the subject of Christian hope, and that it should be published before Christmas, during Advent.
Benedict’s first encyclical, “Deus Carread more
ZENIT reports on 20 November 2007 a Vatican official’s view that Catholic schools are playing a key role around the world, even to the extent of helping to resolve conflicts and aiding in interreligious dialogue. Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski and Monsread more
Method Considered Better Than Cloning, Scientifically and Morally
One cannot exaggerate the moral and scientific importance of a breakthrough that allows for research on stem-cell related cures to go forward without destroying human embryos, sread more
CNA reports that Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Archpriest of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, has said that the Pauline Year, which will be celebrated from 28 June 2008 to 20 June 2009, will allow for “a greater understanding read more
Pope Benedict XVI’s second Encyclical, “Spe Salvi” which is dedicated to the theme of Christian hope, was published on 30th November 2007, the Feast of St Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland. The document – which has an introduction aread more
Article in the Daily Telegraph of 6th December 2007 by David Jesson, Economics professor, York University
In a cynical age there is a tendency to look for hidden factors behind apparent success stories and the issue of “faith”read more
LifeSiteNews.com on 6th December 2007 reported a Sunday Telegraph survey of 100 British schools which found that only one in five is planning a traditional Christmas nativity pageant. One in three will stage a religion-free Christmas play or have no evenread more
CNA reported on 6th December 2007 that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), headed by Cardinal William Joseph Levada, is about to release an important document on evangelization and catechesis.
According to the Vatican sources, the dread more