Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

Colorado Springs man says ordeal of wildfire has strengthened his faith

Al Cunningham, one of the thousands of residents displaced by the worst fire in Colorado history, told Linda Oppelt of  The Colorado Catholic Herald, the whole ordeal has strengthened his faith. “It’s not that I’m not attached to my property, … Continue reading

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New text in Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial softens criticism of Pope Pius XII

UPDATE: Full story; papal nuncio says updated text is “a step forward.” A new text revealed at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial  has in Jerusalem has softened the message regarding the actions of Pope Pius XII which has caused strife … Continue reading

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Pope names German theologian to head doctrine office

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has named Archbishop Gerhard L. Muller of Regensburg, Germany, the new prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The 64-year-old expert in dogmatic theology and ecumenism, who has co-authored a work … Continue reading

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Video: Did Pius XII help rescue Jews from Holocaust?

From our Rome bureau today: On Sunday, July 1, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum modified a controversial exhibit on Pope Pius XII to acknowledge claims that the wartime pope actively encouraged efforts to rescue Jews from the Nazi genocide.

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