June 2014

Catholic World News

Father Alvaro Corcuera Dies Aged 56

Father Álvaro Corcuera Martínez del Río, L.C. has died at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer, the Legionaries of Christ has announced. The Mexican priest served as General Director of Regnum Christi and the Legionaries of Christ from 2005 until 2014. The congregation said he passed on at 13.35 (CST) on…

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Colloquium Vlog - Day 1

We are going to try something a little bit different this year: every day I’ll be posting a quick video with a small sample of the events going on at the colloquium so that all of you not able to make it can live a little vicariously through us :)Enjoy…

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Statistics on Church in Korea Released

Ahead of the Pope’s upcoming trip to Korea, Aug. 13-18, on the occasion of the 6th Asian Youth Day, the Vatican has released statistics on the Church in the Asian country. The figures are provided by the Central Office of Church Statistics, as of the 2013 year-end.
With an area of 99,268 square kilometers, the …

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Pope’s Words to Young People Searching for a Vocation

Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s words, given at around 7:00 pm on Saturday in the Lourdes Grotto of the Vatican Gardens, to a group of youths of the Diocese of Rome in search of their vocation. * * *
First of all, I apologize for being late, but the truth is that I didn’t notice the time. I was in su…

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