Lay Apostolate News



2008 - 2010

  • US college relaunches workers guilds The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts of Merrimack, New Hampshire, has announced that it has established a series of medieval-style Catholic guilds that will enable its students to ...
    Posted 27 Jul 2010, 19:06 by Stefan Gigacz
  • British archbishops honour lay apostolate pioneers British Archbishops Bernard Longley and Vincent Nichols recently noted the pioneering role in relation to the lay apostolate played by 16th century St Philip Neri, founder of the Oratory, and ...
    Posted 31 May 2010, 19:49 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Vale, Rosemary Goldie, first woman official at the Vatican Rosemary Goldie, the first woman to hold an official post of authority in the Roman Curia has died in Sydney, Australia aged 94.Rosemary, an Australian who took on a ...
    Posted 4 Apr 2010, 05:10 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Iberica Marists follow See Judge Act for provincial chapter The Marist Brothers' Iberica province celebrated its third provincial chapter December 27-29, 2009 in Lardero (La Rioja). There were 37 brothers capitulants present, along with councilor general Br. Antonio ...
    Posted 4 Apr 2010, 05:36 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Human progress depends on care for the environment, Pope says Pope Benedict XVI spoke about the precious gift of Creation, emphasizing that humanity's treatment of the environment impacts “integral human development" at the general audience on August 25, 2009 ...
    Posted 4 Apr 2010, 05:41 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Pope's new encyclical centres on 'Integral human development' In his newly released encyclical 'Caritas et Veritate' Pope Benedict calls for a renewal of the global financial order based on "an ethics which is people centred" with the goal ...
    Posted 4 Apr 2010, 05:49 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Caritas Asia to focus on empowering communities BANGKOK (UCAN) -- Caritas Asia has stressed its commitment to "a paradigm shift," from providing only disaster relief to engaging communities in long-term human development.     When dealing with disasters in ...
    Posted 11 Jun 2009, 08:40 by CCI Media
  • Form political leaders, Pope Benedict says "Work in the Lord's Large Vineyard Needs 'Christifideles Laici'" Here is Pope Benedict's 15 November 2008 address to the 23rd plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for the ...
    Posted 20 Aug 2009, 09:46 by CCI Media
  • No contradiction between faith and works: Pope Benedict Pope Benedict continued his reflections on St. Paul people to consider Paul's teaching on faith and works in the process of justification, CNA reports. Emphasizing that works do not ...
    Posted 28 Nov 2008, 05:12 by Stefan Gigacz
  • The Forum of the International Catholic NGOs: The way forward The Forum of International Catholic NGOs is the successor organisation to the former International Catholic Organisations Conference. Forum Working Group chair, Johan Ketelers, offers some background on the Forum's ...
    Posted 20 Aug 2009, 09:55 by CCI Media
  • Cardinal Rodriguez highlighs faith-action split Zenit reports that in a summary of the situation of the word of God in the Americas, Honduras Cardinal Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga, archbishop of Tegucigalpa, revealed that there is a ...
    Posted 8 Oct 2008, 20:41 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Cardinal Bertone Defends Religion in Public Square Politics needs Christianity and it is therefore totally legitimate for believers to participate in the public square, says Benedict XVI's secretary of state.Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone affirmed this in ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2008, 05:23 by Stefan Gigacz
  • Benedict backs transforming role of laity Pope Benedict has emphasised the lay vocation as imbuing the world with Christian values.The specific role of the layperson is "to imbue the temporal order with the Christian spirit ...
    Posted 12 Sep 2008, 00:11 by Stefan Gigacz
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