Tag: Spain

Archbishop invites Parisians to light a candle to dispel fire’s darkness

Archbishop invites Parisians to light a candle to dispel fire’s darkness

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris invited the faithful to attend the annual chrism Mass at historic St. Sulpice Church April 17 in the wake of the massive fire that seriously damaged the historic Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Camino pilgrim: Physical, spiritual challenge brings great reward

Camino pilgrim: Physical, spiritual challenge brings great reward

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

For years, Annie Hinnenkamp of St. John the Baptist in New Brighton wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago de Compostela.

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Spanish church leaders criticize government plans on religion in schools

Spanish church leaders criticize government plans on religion in schools

| Jonathan Luxmoore | July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Spain’s Catholic Church has voiced “deep concern” over plans by the new government to curb religious teaching and re-examine past accords with the Vatican.

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Spanish cardinal says Church teaching rejects national independence

Spanish cardinal says Church teaching rejects national independence

| November 30, 2017 | 3 Comments

Less than one month before elections in Catalonia, a Spanish cardinal said Catholics everywhere are violating church teaching if they support pro-independence movements.

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Spanish prelates urge unity; some Catalonian Catholics advocate self-rule

Spanish prelates urge unity; some Catalonian Catholics advocate self-rule

| October 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Spanish church leaders reiterated support for their country’s unity as the Madrid government imposed direct control over Catalonia.

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Catholic leaders urge prayers, unity after attacks in Spain

Catholic leaders urge prayers, unity after attacks in Spain

| Jonathan Luxmoore | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Spanish church leaders urged prayers and national unity after two terrorist attacks left at least 19 people dead.

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Pope offers prayers for victims of terrorist attack in Barcelona

Pope offers prayers for victims of terrorist attack in Barcelona

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain, that left at least 12 people dead and injured dozens of others.

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Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

Pope announces new cardinals from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos, Salvador

| Cindy Wooden | May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis announced he will create five new cardinals June 28; the new cardinals-designate come from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.

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WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

WYD: Close encounter of the papal, faithful kind

| Susan Klemond | September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Just a few weeks before he left for World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain, Brandon Lehner remembers that he was impressed by how many fans Target Field could hold. The 24-year-old software engineer multiplied that number by 50 as he watched the roughly 1.5 million pilgrims gather in a field for the overnight vigil Aug. 20 and papal Mass the following morning.

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