Monthly Archives: February 2011

Priests accept ‘brokenness’ and apologize to victims

Priests accept ‘brokenness’ and apologize to victims Published Date: February 25, 2011 Tags: Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Celibate Priestly Life, New Delhi, Priests’ meet, Psycho-Sexual Integration A group of Catholic priests ended a three-day seminar Feb. 25 accepting their … Continue reading

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The Effective Formation of Seminarians

A recent course on spiritual formation in seminaries addressed issues such as physical and affective maturity of priestly candidates, and the importance and aims of spiritual direction. ZENIT spoke with Bishop José María Yanguas of Cuenca, Spain, who presented the … Continue reading

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Charges initiated against Pope for crimes against humanity

TWO GERMAN lawyers have initiated charges against Pope Benedict XVI at the International Criminal Court, alleging crimes against humanity. Christian Sailer and Gert-Joachim Hetzel, based at Marktheidenfeld in the Pope’s home state of Bavaria, last week submitted a 16,500-word document … Continue reading

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Parish seeks `manager’

A Belfast parish is seeking to appoint a ‘parish manager’ to free up priests for exclusively pastoral duties. St Oliver Plunkett Parish in Lenadoon in the west of the city has decided to appoint a person who would take responsibility … Continue reading

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New York Governor attacked by Vatican adviser for taking Communion

A Vatican adviser has condemned New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as ‘gravely sacrilegious’ for receiving Holy Communion – because he is not married to his live-in girlfriend, Food Network star Sandra Lee. Edward Peters, a consultant for the Vatican’s high … Continue reading

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Benedict’s Boat and the Condom Quandary

Benedict’s Boat and the Condom Quandary In fact, the Pope hasn’t changed anything. by Nathan Miller, LC | Source: Catholic.net Over the summer I ran a camp for 52 screaming kids. The only way to get them to go to … Continue reading

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Jesus Boat

Vessel gives idea of boat used during the time of Christ The “Jesus Boat,” a recently-discovered fishing boat dating to the 1st century AD, was found a few miles north of Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee. An ancient boat … Continue reading

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