Catholic students aid education of Salvadoran villagers

Kentfield, Calif., Nov 4, 2012 / 01:04 pm (CNA).- When Marin Catholic High School President Tim Navone and principal Chris Valdez were mulling how to exercise the school’s mission – “faith, knowledge, service” – abroad, internationally, their best and brightest idea and connection to another culture was just down the hall at the Kentfield school.It was Mario Pacheco, the owner of the custodial company that has cleaned Marin Catholic for 16 years. He’s a … [Read more...]

Pope reflects on the power of love

Vatican City, Nov 4, 2012 / 11:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI’s Nov. 4 Angelus address reflected on the Sunday Mass reading from St. Mark’s Gospel about the “greatest of all commandments,” giving special attention to the commandment to love God and neighbor.“Jesus did not invent one nor the other, but revealed that they are, after all, a single commandment,” the Holy Father said with outstretched arms as he stood at his study window overlooking … [Read more...]

Church honors leadership of Pope St. Leo the Great on Nov. 10

Denver, Colo., Nov 4, 2012 / 07:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nov. 10 is the Roman Catholic Church’s liturgical memorial of the fifth-century Pope Saint Leo I, known as “St. Leo the Great,” whose involvement in the fourth ecumenical council helped prevent the spread of error on Christ's divine and human natures. St. Leo intervened for the safety of the Church in the West as well, persuading Attila the Hun to turn back from Rome. Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox … [Read more...]