World of false messages needs the Gospel, Toronto cardinal says

Anaheim, Calif., Aug 8, 2012 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Embracing a spirit of prayer and joy, Catholics are called to spread the truth of the Gospel in a world saturated with false messages, said Cardinal Thomas C. Collins of Toronto.   “Our mission is to offer to our age the life-giving Gospel alternative to the superficially attractive wisdom of this age,” the cardinal said. “And we need to do so persuasively, to get through to people, including Catholics, who are … [Read more...]

World of false messages needs the Gospel, Toronto cardinal says

Anaheim, Calif., Aug 8, 2012 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Embracing a spirit of prayer and joy, Catholics are called to spread the truth of the Gospel in a world saturated with false messages, said Cardinal Thomas C. Collins of Toronto.   “Our mission is to offer to our age the life-giving Gospel alternative to the superficially attractive wisdom of this age,” the cardinal said. “And we need to do so persuasively, to get through to people, including Catholics, who are … [Read more...]

Cardinal Dolan: strong marriages critical for healthy society

Anaheim, Calif., Aug 8, 2012 / 02:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called for renewed efforts to build strong marriages, which he said serve as the foundation for a healthy society and a witness of God's love. As Catholics, we believe that “the best way to get a hint of how God loves us now, and in eternity, is to look at how you, married couples, love one another,” he said. Cardinal Dolan, who serves as president of the U.S. Conference of … [Read more...]

Pope explains St. Dominic’s nine ways of prayer

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 8, 2012 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of St. Dominic, Pope Benedict XVI praised the founder of the Order of Preachers as “a man of prayer, in love with God” whose nine ways of prayer are an example for Christians’ daily life.St. Dominic, the Pope said, united the proclamation of the Gospel with “witness to a life of poverty.”“In every moment, prayer was the force that renewed and rendered fruitful his apostolic … [Read more...]

Pope explains St. Dominic’s nine ways of prayer

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 8, 2012 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of St. Dominic, Pope Benedict XVI praised the founder of the Order of Preachers as “a man of prayer, in love with God” whose nine ways of prayer are an example for Christians’ daily life.St. Dominic, the Pope said, united the proclamation of the Gospel with “witness to a life of poverty.”“In every moment, prayer was the force that renewed and rendered fruitful his apostolic … [Read more...]

Spanish youth on pro-life walk report harassment from activists

Madrid, Spain, Aug 8, 2012 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Twelve young people taking part in a Crossroads pro-life walk in Spain say they have been harassed by abortion rights activists on their journey from Barcelona to Santiago de Compostela. The group, who is collecting signatures to support a reform of Spain’s abortion law, said they have experienced “many obstacles” from abortion advocates, including being pelted with paint-filled eggs. In statements to the newspaper … [Read more...]

Knights of Columbus add over 200 councils, break donation record

Anaheim, Calif., Aug 8, 2012 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Throughout the past year, the Knights of Columbus has fulfilled its mission through a strong defense of religious liberty and record-breaking amounts of charitable activity, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson announced.Continuing in the long tradition of faith and charity that began with the organization’s founder, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, the Knights have remained firm in their commitment “to preach the Gospel in … [Read more...]


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