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Bishop Pierre Morissette, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention on August 3rd. [singlepic id=78 w=320 h=240 float=right]I am attending this convention, first and foremost, to reiterate our gratitude for and as a sign of our recognition of the Knights of Columbus of Canada, of their Supreme ...read more
This morning, the Knights of Columbus celebrated the final liturgy of their 129th Supreme Convention. The annual memorial Mass commemorates Knights and their family members who died over the past year.  The main celebrant was Bishop William E. Lori, S.T.D., the Knights’ supreme chaplain. Bishop Lori’s homily is published below. Years ago, when I was ...read more
The 129th Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention continues today in Denver, Colorado. Day two of the annual event began with Mass, presided over by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston in Texas. In case you missed S+L’s broadcast, we republish below the Cardinal’s homily. S+L’s coverage of the Supreme Convention concludes Thursday with the ...read more
Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight: [singlepic id=66 w=320 h=240 float=right] I am delighted to welcome all our guests, particularly those now joining us from around the world by watching these proceedings live on EWTN, Salt + Light Television and CatholicTV. We also welcome those listening on EWTN radio. As Supreme Knight, it is my privilege to declare ...read more
Below[singlepic id=70 w=320 h=240 float=right]is the text of Archbishop Charles Chaput’s homily from the opening mass for the 129th Knights of Columbus Convention in Denver, Colorado, celebrated today. Having led the Archdiocese of Denver since 1997, Archbishop Chaput is the newly appointed Archbishop-elect of Philadelphia. Click here for more information about the convention, or here ...read more
Today on CNS we look at Pope Benedict’s call to help those who are hungry, especially the people suffering in the Horn of Africa. Catholic News Service Rome Correspondent Carol Glatz covers all this in today’s Vatican report. ...read more
Below is an interview with Fr. Thomas Rosica on his thoughts on World Youth Day from Love and Life: A Home for English-speaking Pilgrims Q: How are you preparing for World Youth Day, and how would you recommend that pilgrims prepare for their upcoming journey? [singlepic id=56 w=320 h=240 float=right] A: I am preparing for World ...read more
Following the guilty plea of the Most Rev. Raymond Lahey, former Bishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, the following statement has been issued by Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops: The Most Reverend Raymond Lahey, former Bishop of Antigonish, has pled guilty to possession of child pornography. The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops condemns all forms of ...read more
The following is the full text of the homily of Pope Benedict XVI, preached today at the Mass of Beatification of John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square. Homily of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI Beatification of Pope John Paul II Sunday, 1 May 2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Six years ago we gathered in ...read more