Daily Archives: January 18, 2012

The Deacon as “Confessor”

Back on February 19, 2000, J. Francis Cardinal Stafford, then President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, spoke on the “Ideal Family of the Permanent Deacon.” He said a lot  but I would like to underscore one small piece. … Continue reading

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Your Prayers, Please, for 2 African Priests

On January 15, Fr. Joseph Makwey and Fr. Sylvester Mogga were kidnapped in the parish of St. Josephine Bakhita, in Rabak, 60 kilometers south of Khartoum,  Sudan. Neighbors to the parish said they saw a truck full of people break … Continue reading

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Abortion Clinic Closes

The Catholic News Service is reporting that the Northern Illinois Women’s Center  in Rockford, Illinois is closed permanently because of conditions that the state said violated public health and safety standards. Described as “one of the most infamous in the … Continue reading

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