Friday, November 12, 2010

News Updates, 11/12

Pope Issues ‘Most Important Document on Scripture Since Vatican II’
God constantly tries to enter into dialogue with the people he created, speaking through creation and even through silence, but mainly in the Church through the Bible and through his son Jesus Christ, Pope Benedict XVI has said. In his Apostolic Exhortation, Verbum Domini (“The Word of the Lord”), the Pope encouraged Catholics to embrace and value each of the ways God tries to speak to humanity...

Pope calls for Church status talks with Iran
Conference of Iranian Bishops not yet 'official'

Philippines makes new push for family planning
'Too many Filipinos make too many children...'

Pope's would-be assassin gives first TV interview
Mehmet Ali Agca says Vatican masterminded JPII shooting

Call for Amazon boycott over 'Pedophile's Guide'
It sells for $4.79 on the company's Kindle Store

Is Maryland guv the next Irish Catholic president?
One of the Democratic party's fastest rising stars

Ottoman-era maps head to Vatican
Exhibition honors 400th anniversary of Ottoman scholar

Pope calls for religious freedom in Muslim states
Pontiff issues nearly 200-page apostolic exhortation

Pope encourages reasoned approach to Scripture
God speaks through the Bible and through his Son

Pope Benedict XVI issues challenge to G20 leaders
Recognize 'deeper reasons' for economic, financial crisis

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