Friday, August 26, 2011

Catholic News Roundup 08-26

Catholics in Combat
There has been a significant uptick in the number of seminarians applying to become priests serving in the military despite the restrictions on religious liberty after the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.

Earthquake Damage
The huge earthquake that rocked the Eastern seaboard has done significant damage to Catholic Churches.
Catholic News Service

Shriven to Perfection
Our Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI is fervently urging priests to spend more time in the confessional … with the release of a new guide for confessors.

Communist Catholic Turf War
The communist government in China is cracking down on underground catholic priests and laymen ... and detaining them … as tensions rise over the recent round of illicit ordinations by the communist government.

Legal Status for Catholics
The Catholic Church in Georgia is now a recognizable legal entity in the former soviet republic of Georgia.
L'Osservatore Romano

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