Serve vigilantly, Archbishop Broglio tells new military bishop

Washington D.C., Apr 26, 2013 / 04:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese for Military Services received a new auxiliary bishop on Thursday, as Msgr. Robert J. Coyle was ordained with exhortations to remain humble, vigilant and faithful to the Gospel.“The successor of the apostles is humble and recognizes that he has received everything from God. He is sober and alert so as to be vigilant,” Military Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio told Bishop-designate Coyle in his homily before … [Read more...]

Brooklyn diocese launches ‘hipster’ Jesus ad campaign

Brooklyn, N.Y., Apr 26, 2013 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new ad campaign by the Diocese of Brooklyn is hoping to attract the unchurched, with a series of posters calling Christ “The original hipster,” as well as ads designed for gyms and bars. “We're called to go where the people are...to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ where people are, be that a bar, gym, restaurant, or what have you,” Monsignor Kieran Harrington, vicar for communications at the Brooklyn … [Read more...]

Law must be based in truth, archbishop tells judges

Miami, Fla., Apr 26, 2013 / 12:04 am (CNA).- Discussing the push for same-sex “marriage,” Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami told judges and lawyers at the city's 2013 Red Mass that freedom and law must be based on reality and objective truth.“When a democracy bases itself on moral relativism and when it considers every ethical principle or value to be negotiable … it is already, and in spite of its formal rules, on its way to totalitarianism,” Archbishop … [Read more...]

Archbishop denounces sexual violence in war

New York City, N.Y., Apr 25, 2013 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See’s apostolic nuncio to the United Nations has called for more action to prevent “heinous acts” of sexual violence in war and other forms of conflict.“This violent domination of a human being constitutes an egregious form of degradation of their dignity, but also of the aggressor, who, in so doing, disfigures himself as a human person,” Archbishop Francis A. Chullikatt said in New York City … [Read more...]

Nuns celebrate one year of blocking Illinois strip club

Chicago, Ill., Apr 25, 2013 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Residents and religious of a small Chicago suburb rallied to celebrate their so far successful campaign against the opening of a multi-million dollar strip club across from a convent. “We came together as a community, as people of faith and stood together fighting for family values against what some thought was an unbreakable giant,” Sr. Noemia Silva of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, Scalabrinian said at an … [Read more...]

Sanctity is central to Church outreach, Pope stresses

Denver, Colo., Apr 25, 2013 / 02:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church leadership and outreach must be rooted in the pursuit of holiness and always attentive to the dignity of each human being, teaches Pope Francis in his newly translated book.“It's impossible to understand anything this Pope is doing without understanding personal conversion, and specifically in the very profound Jesuit tradition of the change of heart,” the book’s translator, Alejandro Bermudez, told CNA … [Read more...]

Franciscan University to host Dietrich von Hildebrand project

Steubenville, Ohio, Apr 25, 2013 / 12:02 am (CNA).- Franciscan University of Steubenville has partnered with the Dietrich von Hildebrand Legacy Project to help secure the devout Catholic philosopher's place in efforts to advance cultural renewal. “Our partnership with Franciscan University will provide us the opportunity to build upon our current programming and to develop many new and exciting programs, which only the resources of a university could allow,” said John Henry … [Read more...]


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