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Vatican launches a graduate degree on Archeology in Barcelona (Video)

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 19:29
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Pope Francis explains the consequences of laziness (Video)

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 19:29
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Tuesday November 11, 2014

PCM Province - Tue, 2014-11-11 18:33

Tuesday. The mystery of God cannot be accessed by logical discourse, but rather requires metaphoric language to help us begin to tap the depth of the mystery. Bow before God in your prayer today and ask the Holy Spirit to guide you with wisdom.

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It Is Right to Call Them Heroes

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 17:34
This Veteran’s week, there is growing irritation on the part of some to the modern American custom of calling all veterans heroes. One recent example is David Masciotra’s Salon piece “You Don’t Protect My Freedom: Our Childish Insistence on Calling Soldiers Heroes.”  I am very sympathetic to his point. The term h...

Pope's Letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbot of Australia

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:06
Here is the letter sent by Pope Francis to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot on the occasion of the G20 Summit in Brisbane. * * * To the Honourable Tony Abbott Prime Minister of Australia On 15 and 16 November next in Brisbane you will chair the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the worlds twenty ...

Pope to Seminarians: Prayer Is Inseparable From Your Mission

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 15:00
Pope Francis is giving seminarians a three-word summary of some of the most important aspects of their vocation and their time of formation. The Pope encouraged seminarians to reflect on fraternity, prayer and mission in a message he sent to French seminarians on the occasion of their gathering at the Marian Shri...

The Daily Disconnect Podcast: Nov 11, 2014

PCM Province - Tue, 2014-11-11 14:00

A brief, Catholic, daily prayer experience of simple faith in the Carmelite tradition. The Daily Disconnect is a daily podcast focusing on the exercise of prayer from a Catholic Carmelite perspective.

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Pope Francis' Message to the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Italian Bishops Conference

Zenit - Tue, 2014-11-11 13:13
The following is a translation of the Letter that Pope Francis sent to the participants of the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Italian Episcopal Conference, underway in Assisi from November 10-13, on the theme of life and the permanent formation of presbyters. * * * Dear Brothers in the Episcopate, With...

Pope: No One Can Be Disinterested in the Question of Caring for Creation

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:41
Since man’s survival depends on the environment, Pope Francis says we must care for Creation. The Holy Father gave these words of encouragement to the Movemento Adulti Scout Cattolici Italiani, termed MASCI, who are a group of Italian Adult Scouts celebrating the 60-year anniversary of being founded, this Saturda...

Benedict XVI to Leaders of Caritas in Veritate International: Keep Faith and Charity Together

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
Several leaders of Caritas in Veritate International were received by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at his residence in the Vatican last Thursday. They were in Rome hosting a five-day forum to discuss and understand better ways to implement Pope Francis’ "Theology of Encounter" around the world. Founded in 2010, Car...

Pope: Even Where Church Is the Minority, We See Her Contributions

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
Pope Francis says that the key to overcoming difficulties is to attach oneself to Christ. Speaking to the bishops of the episcopal conference of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau, on the occasion of the visit “ad Limina Apostolorum,” the Holy Father told them that despite the difficulties in their...

Pope's Morning Homily: 'Scandal Destroys Faith!'

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
In his homily at Casa Santa Marta this morning , Pope Francis warned that “scandals destroy faith” and that all Christians are “capable of scandalizing” others with our actions. According to Vatican Radio, the Holy Father reflected on today’s Gospel from St. Luke in which Jesus warns of those who cause others to ...

Leader of US Bishops Gives 1st Address at General Assembly

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:39
Here is the text of the address given today by Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, to the USCCB general assembly, which began today. * * * "Faithfully living the Gospel of the family: let's walk together" Archbishop Vi...

Air Force Priest From Michigan Named Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:28
Pope Francis has named Father Chad Zielinski, a priest of the Diocese of Gaylord, Michigan, as the bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska. Bishop-elect Zielinski is currently serving in the Archdiocese for the Military Services at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska. He succeeds Bishop Donald J. Kettler, who was appointed bishop...

Prelates Named for Apostolic Signatura and Secretary for Relations With States

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 20:09
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, who was serving as the secretary for Relations with States in the Vatican Secretariat of State, has been appointed the prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura. Archbishop Mamberti will be succeeded by Archbishop Paul Gallagher, a native of Liverpool. Archbishop Ga...

Archbishop Welcomes Decision Expected to Take Same-Sex 'Marriage' Before Supreme Court

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:34
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, chairman of the USCCB Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, praised the Nov. 6 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholding the rights of states to legally recognize and protect the meaning of marriage as exclusively betwee...

Pope's Address to Italian Catholic Adult Scouts on Movement's 60th Anniversary

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:22
Below is a translation of Pope Francis' address this Saturday at the Vatican to the Italian Catholic Adult Scout Movement, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Movement’s founding: * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, I welcome you with joy on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the foundation o...

When Pope Francis was simply known as Fr. Jorge (Video)

Zenit - Mon, 2014-11-10 19:02
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