Monthly Archives: October 2012

Archbishop Vigneron: Courage needed to defend religious liberty

DEARBORN — Courage is needed in the fight against encroachments on religious liberty, Archbishop Allen Vigneron told an Oct. 20 rally at the Dearborn City Hall. “We all need to be courageous for, and to stand up for, what’s right and true,” he told the approximately 500 people who gathered in front of the city…

Archdiocese collecting Hurricane Sandy relief funds

DETROIT — The Archdiocese of Detroit is collecting funds to help in the relief effort from Hurricane Sandy. Funds collected by the archdiocese will be turned over to Baltimore-based Catholic Charities U.S.A., the organization commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to help with natural and domestic disasters. To donate, visit www.aod.org/disasterrelief or send…

Synod members look at challenge, potential of interreligious dialogue

By Cindy Wooden | Catholic News Service Vatican City — Catholics, especially those who live in multireligious societies, must have a clear understanding of their own religious identity, but they also must recognize the spirit of God at work in others, said the Vatican official in charge of interreligious dialogue. French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president…