Ordinariate Use unites Anglican tradition to Catholic Church

London, England, Oct 15, 2013 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The introduction of a new Ordinariate Use liturgy for groups of former Anglicans is uniting some of their old traditions to the fullness of the Catholic Church.The Vatican office responsible for adapting parts of the Anglican liturgy for use in the Catholic Church “has had the task of the scribe, trained for the kingdom of heaven, the householder who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old,” said Monsignor … [Read more...]

Knights’ documentary explores life, vision of Pope Francis

Rome, Italy, Oct 14, 2013 / 07:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new documentary produced by the Knights of Columbus traces the background of Pope Francis, offering insight into his life and thought through the words of those who knew him best.“This documentary introduces people to Pope Francis in a very accessible way,” said Andrew Walther, one of the documentary’s executive producers.“Most people know something about our Holy Father,” Walther told CNA, “but … [Read more...]

Head of Comboni Missionary Sisters urges renewal

Rome, Italy, Oct 13, 2013 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ten years after the canonization of Saint Daniel Comboni, the head of the Comboni Missionary Sisters has exhorted the congregation’s members to deepen their focus on Christ as they pursue their founder’s work.Sister Luzia Premoli, the missionary sisters’ general superior, in an Oct. 5 letter to the congregation, encouraged the sisters to continue to become “women of the Gospel, mothers and sisters of humanity in … [Read more...]

Experts meet to consider women in the Church, world

Rome, Italy, Oct 12, 2013 / 01:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Approximately 100 women from around the world gathered in Rome from Oct. 10-12 to discuss the “feminine genius” described by Bl. Pope John Paul II 25 years ago.The study seminar was hosted by the women’s section of the Pontifical Council for the Laity and focused on the theme, “God entrusts the human being to the woman.”Experts in various disciplines ranging from medicine and law to academia and art … [Read more...]

Regnum Christi general assembly to be held in December

Rome, Italy, Oct 9, 2013 / 10:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, the Papal delegate overseeing Regnum Christi and the Legion of Christ, has announced that consecrated women of Regnum Christi will have their first general assembly later this year. “The General Assembly should represent the whole association and, by analogy with what the Code of Canon Law establishes for general chapters of religious institutes, should be 'a true sign of its unity in … [Read more...]

Pope rescued hundreds from military dictatorship, author says

Rome, Italy, Oct 9, 2013 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian journalist Nello Scavo has released a book entitled “Bergoglio’s List,” recounting the efforts of Pope Francis to help hundreds escape persecution by Argentina's military dictatorship. Scavo told CNA that his book was based on interviews with numerous eyewitnesses and on testimonies reconstructed after thorough research in Argentina.   “From all these stories emerges a list of persons saved by … [Read more...]

Pope rescued hundreds from military dictatorship, author says

Rome, Italy, Oct 9, 2013 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian journalist Nello Scavo has released a book entitled “Bergoglio’s List,” recounting the efforts of Pope Francis to help hundreds escape persecution by Argentina's military dictatorship. Scavo told CNA that his book was based on interviews with numerous eyewitnesses and on testimonies reconstructed after thorough research in Argentina.   “From all these stories emerges a list of persons saved by … [Read more...]


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