Archbishop Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp., left for the Father’s House. We have received the sad news that the Archbishop of Malanje, Angola, Mgr. Benedito Roberto,…
San Francisco archbishop responds to Pelosi: 'No Catholic in good conscience can favor abortion'
San Francisco, Calif., Jan 21, 2021 / 01:20 pm (CNA).- The Archbishop of San Francisco on Thursday responded to the Speaker of the House accusing pro-life Trump voters of being sellouts. In a Jan. 18 podcast with former senator and […]
How a helicopter crash brought a soldier back to the Catholic faith
Rome Newsroom, Jan 21, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- As a self-proclaimed atheist in his early 20s, Private Dillon Beatson said that the only time he spoke of religion was with ridicule. But when his helicopter crashed during a training mission in the […]
Dr. Fauci promises repeal of Mexico City Policy
Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 11:30 am (CNA).- The Biden administration will repeal the Mexico City Policy in the “coming days,” White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told board members of the World Health Organization (WHO) on […]
Gabon 1850 - Libermann writes to Bessieux that he is not against the creation of a new congregation to provide personnel for Gabon but he feels the time is not yet opportune. | Gabon
Canada 1905 - Alonzo Wright, 1,631 acres of forest and arable land on the river Gatineau close to Ottawa. It is made possible by a gift from Mme Jules Lebaudy, a rich benefactress, to establish an institute to receive young French people coming to Canada. It is also as a con-sequence of the religious persecution in France which forces the closure of 12 Spiritan houses. | Canada
Cabo Verde 1947 - Approval by the Generalate of the contract between the District and the Diocese. | Cape Verde
Senegal 1957 - Prefecture of Kaolack established and confided to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. | Senegal
"The importance of a good director is very great; but the firmness and perseverance of our will in the service of God, and the constant desire to live for him alone are infinitely more important and neces-sary. Our Lord never said in the Gospel that any one who wants to be perfect must take a spiritual director! But he did say that such a person must deny himself, take up his cross and follow him. We need a director like an army needs a general - but an army without a gen-eral can do a lot more than a general without an army!"(Libermann: Spiritual Letters 1 pp246-247. 1836).