Daily Archives: January 20, 2012


VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2012 (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for the Laity today published a decree approving the celebrations contained in the Catechetical Directory of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. The decree is dated 8 January, Feast of the Baptism of … Continue reading

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VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2012 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience more than 7,000 members of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. During the course of the ceremony, the Holy Father sent out seventeen new “ad gentes” missions of the … Continue reading

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Neocatechumenal Rite approved? Let us call it the New Liturgical Way

From Rorate Caeli: Pope Benedict XVI, in his meeting this morning with thousands of members of the Neocatechumenal Way, made public the decree of approval of the liturgical particularities of that group: A moment ago, the Decree was read with the approval … Continue reading

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Hospital denied transplantation to a mentally “retarded” child: Archbishop Chaput comments

Today, people hear so often that we should promote the rights of minorities, should safeguard the equality etc. But under “minorities” they usually only mean homosexuals, but who cares for the weakest among us? Who speaks out loud for the … Continue reading

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Two priests kidnapped in Sudan

Fears are growing for the safety of two priests from Sudan who have been abducted.Fr. Joseph Makwey, in his 40s, and Fr. Sylvester Mogga, in his mid-30s, were seized on Sunday, January 15th, by men who smashed through the gates … Continue reading

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