Can we be friends with a woman whom I find attractive?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

June 25, 2012

I read an article that when we find attractiveness in others, we should recognize and appreciate their attributes as gifts of God. I find the wife of one of our friend couples attractive in that we share professional occupations, similar backgrounds and dispositions but also physically.

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Work for God's kingdom lasts an eternity

Mark Pickup

June 25, 2012

There are so many things I do not understand. Perhaps it doesn't matter. The only thing that counts at the conclusion of my life is whether I loved Christ and obeyed his commandments. The learned man and the simpleton will come to the same end.

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Journalists ‘invent fables’ about Vatican – Bertone

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone

June 25, 2012

The Vatican Secretary of State blamed an ongoing scandal over leaked Vatican documents on unethical journalists and a spirit of hostility toward the Catholic Church.

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Suu Kyi gets Nobel

Aung San Suu Kyi

June 25, 2012

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at the Oslo Forum in Norway June 18.

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Pope sends Bathurst bishop to Moncton

June 25, 2012

Pope Benedict named Bishop Valery Vienneau of Bathurst, N.B., to be the new archbishop of Moncton.

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SSPX see prolonged talks with Vatican

June 25, 2012

The breakaway traditionalist Society of St. Pius X said unresolved “doctrinal difficulties” with the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and the Catholic Church’s subsequent liturgical reform could lead to a “new phase of discussions” over possible reconciliation with Rome.

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Bishops in Indian state go green

June 25, 2012

The Catholic Church in the Kerala state of India has adopted a new conservation policy to help fight a “looming environment crisis.”

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New evangelization requires new media

June 25, 2012

The new evangelization calls for using new forms of media to reach people in their daily lives, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Communications.

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Vatican set to control new Internet domain

June 25, 2012

The Vatican is in line to control the new Internet address extension “.catholic” and decide who is allowed to use it.

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Crystal Cathedral becomes Christ Cathedral

June 25, 2012

Bishop Tod Brown of Orange, Calif., said June 9 that Christ Cathedral is the new name of the former Crystal Cathedral, now owned by the diocese and once home to the ministries of the Rev. Robert Schuller.

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