Results from Tag: 'December 6-12, 2009'

St. Juan Diego’s First Church

The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City enshrines the famous tilma with the miraculous image of Mary. But there’s another church involved in the story: St. James in Tlatelolco, where St. Juan Diego was headed the day he first encountered Our Lady.

Bishops Clarify ‘Nutrition’ Teaching

At its annual fall meeting, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops revised the document guiding Catholic health care, stipulating that food and water must be administered to patients, even if they are in a “persistent vegetative state.”

Inspiration From a Musical Pope

‘Alma Mater’ features Benedict XVI’s voice. The album features nearly 10 minutes of recordings of the Pope alongside eight tracks of Lauretan Litanies, Marian popular chants and modern classical music.