VATICAN CITY, AUG. 30, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Each parish priest, according to his own style and method, is responsible for inspiring others to follow the vocational path, said Father Stuart Bate, a member of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate.
EL-GENEINA, Sudan, AUG. 30, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Concerned about the tragic situation in Darfur characterized by “terror, rape, torture, murder and slavery,” the bishops of Sudan issued a statement appealing for help from the international community.
VATICAN CITY, AUG. 29, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Here is the message, published by the Holy See on Aug. 28, which John Paul II sent to Alexy II, Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russians, when returning the Icon of the Mother of God of Kazan to Russia. A Vatican delegation returned the image to the Orthodox patriarch on Saturday, in the Kremlin’s Cathedral of the Dormition.
WASHINGTON, AUG. 29, 2004 (Zenit.org).- An assistant general counsel to the U.S. bishop’s conference testified last week in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting a proposed rule that would require broadcasters to archive all aired programming.