Priest devoted to helping AIDS patients dies in Chile

Santiago, Chile, Jan 7, 2013 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Ubaldo Santi Lucherini, one of the founders of Caritas Chile who devoted years of his life to caring for AIDS and cancer patients, died on Jan. 4 at the age of 92.The announcement of his death was made by the Chilean delegation of the Order of the Mother of God, which he helped to found more than 50 years ago.Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial of Temuco, Chile, president of Caritas Social Ministries in the country, called Father Santi … [Read more...]

Socialist politician says Spanish bishop should be ‘muzzled’

Madrid, Spain, Jan 7, 2013 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A socialist government official in Andalusia, Spain, called for a local Catholic bishop to be “muzzled” for arguing that men and women are both different and complementary.Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba should be silenced for leveling attacks against “real and effective equality between men and women,” charged Miguel Angel Vazquez, a member of the Socialist Party and spokesman for the Andalusian provincial … [Read more...]

Magi were ‘men who sought God,’ Pope tells new bishops

Vatican City, Jan 7, 2013 / 09:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict reflected on the Magi as “men with a restless heart” during his homily for Epiphany at St. Peter's Basilica Jan. 6, in a Mass at which he consecrated four new bishops. “They were filled with expectation, not satisfied with their secure income and their respectable place in society. They were looking for something greater...They wanted to know how we succeed in being human,” the Pope … [Read more...]


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