In Hurricane Isaac’s wake, prayers and help for victims

New Orleans, La., Sep 2, 2012 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans prayed for victims of Hurricane Isaac, as the archdiocese's Catholic Charities affiliate assesses damage and helps those affected. “We consciously place ourselves in God’s presence and ask him to give us his protection,” Archbishop Aymond said. “God has always promised to protect us in challenging times, and we ask that God does that now, especially with those … [Read more...]

Living God’s law with integrity brings liberation, says Pope

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 2, 2012 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that God’s law brings personal liberation to each person who embraces it and lives it with integrity. “God’s Law is his Word, which guides man on the path of life, releases him from the slavery of selfishness and introduces him to the ‘land’ of true freedom and life,” the Pope said during his midday Sept. 2 Angelus address. “For this reason, in the Bible the Law … [Read more...]

Living God’s law with integrity brings liberation, says Pope

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 2, 2012 / 03:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says that God’s law brings personal liberation to each person who embraces it and lives it with integrity. “God’s Law is his Word, which guides man on the path of life, releases him from the slavery of selfishness and introduces him to the ‘land’ of true freedom and life,” the Pope said during his midday Sept. 2 Angelus address. “For this reason, in the Bible the Law … [Read more...]

Alaska’s ‘grand lady’ remembered for service to church, humanity

Anchorage, Alaska, Sep 2, 2012 / 01:04 pm (CNA).- Mary Louise Rasmuson was in many ways a larger-than-life figure, a Catholic whose generosity and faithfulness greatly benefited the Catholic Church in Alaska. She was a highly successful professional woman before that became the norm and a philanthropist who influenced the entire state. But it was her humanity and spirituality that Archbishop Roger L. Schwietz of Anchorage recalled when he spoke of her, following her death at age … [Read more...]

Church remembers priest-monk St. Cloud on Sept. 7

Denver, Colo., Sep 2, 2012 / 07:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sept. 7, the Catholic Church honors the memory of Saint Clodoald, popularly known as Saint Cloud, who escaped from violent political intrigue to pursue holiness as a monk and priest. Born in 522, Clodoald was the grandson of the Frankish King Clovis I, whose conversion to orthodox Christianity – rather than the Arian heresy – made him the first Catholic ruler of present-day France. After Clodoald's father Clodomir … [Read more...]


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