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The death of Vaclav Havel, the political dissident turned national leader and international hero has touched the world.  Havel died Sunday December 18 at his weekend home in the northern Czech Republic. The 75-year-old former chain-smoker had a history of chronic respiratory problems dating back to his time in prison. He was born October 5, ...read more
Text of the homily of Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Funeral of His Eminence John Cardinal Foley Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul Philadelphia, December 16, 2011 “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us!” It is the celebration of ...read more
On Friday, Dec. 16th, Cardinal John Patrick Foley will be laid to rest in his native Philadelphia. Salt + Light will bring you live coverage of the funeral service from Philadelphia’s Cathedral, the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Our coverage of the Funeral Mass begins at 2:00pm ET. Archbishop Edwin O’Brien, Archbishop of Baltimore ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: We bring you details surrounding Cardinal John Foley’s funeral, Pope Benedict receives a special invitation to visit Switzerland and Catholics in Saskatoon have a reason to rejoice. ...read more
He was an apostle who lived by his simple motto: Jesus is Lord. This is how the Archbishop of Toronto described his predecessor, the late Cardinal Aloysius Ambrozic, in his homily on Wednesday morning. Archbishop Thomas Collins presided over the Cardinal’s funeral in St. Michael’s Cathedral. The Cathedral was overflowing with 1000 mourners. Representatives of ...read more
This morning, the Archbishop of Toronto presided at the funeral of his predecessor, Cardinal Aloysius Ambrozic. Archbishop Thomas Collins delivered the following homily to the congregation of over 1000 faithful who attended. [singlepic id=168 w=400 h=300 float=right]As we gather to mourn Cardinal Ambrozic, and to celebrate this Funeral Mass for the repose of his soul, ...read more