Catholic.net :: Featured http://catholic.net Catholics on the net eng-ENG Copyright Catholic.net Inc 1Vatican warns against misinterpreting international law, human rightshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10147The Vatican formally criticized a U.N. committee's "grave misunderstanding" of state sovereignty and reiterated its concerns over "controversial new expressions" that threaten the unborn and religious freedomCarol GlatzVatican warns against misinterpreting international law, human rightshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10147The Vatican formally criticized a U.N. committee's "grave misunderstanding" of state sovereignty and reiterated its concerns over "controversial new expressions" that threaten the unborn and religious freedomCarol GlatzDon Alvaro, witness of fidelityhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10146Since his death in 1994, thousands of people have testified in writing to the memory of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo: his kindness, the warmth of his smile, his humility, his supernatural courage, and the peace of mind his words inspired in them..Introduction Synod of Bishops on the Family 2014http://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10142Family life will be the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that will meet at the Vatican between 5-19 October 2014. Around 150 Synod fathers will take part in the meeting to discuss the "pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelization." It is expected to last two weeks.-The Pope arrives in Albania, example of fruitful co-existence between people of different beliefshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10123Pope Francis began his visit to Tirana, Albania – his fourth apostolic trip and the second by a pontiff to the “Land of the Eagles”.In Google Hangout, pope helps launch worldwide social networkhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10125 The family, schools and culture have to work together for the well-being of the childCAROL GLATZPope to new bishops: Do not fall into the temptation of wanting to change your peoplehttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10122Pope Francis met today with newly ordained bishops at the Vatican.At wedding, pope says spouses make each other better men and womenhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10115This is what marriage is all about: man and woman walking together, wherein the husband helps his wife to become ever more a woman, and wherein the woman has the task of helping her husband to become ever more a man. "Here we see the reciprocity of differences."Francis X. Rocca2014-2015 Synods Of Bishops On The Familyhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10106 On October 8, 2013, Pope Francis announced that in October 2014 there would be an Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on topics related to the family and evangelizationUSCCBVatican Announces Feast Days of Newly Canonized Pontiffshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10113The Feast Days of Saints John XXIII and John Paul II will be on October 11th and October 22nd respectively, the Vatican has announced..A hundred years ago Benedict XV denounced the Great War as a “useless massacre”http://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10116 A century ago, on 3 September 1914, a month after the outbreak of World War One, Giacomo Della Chiesa was elected Pope. He tried to stop the war but in vainANDREA TORNIELLI"Peace is the future" Community of Sant´Egidio International Peace Meetinghttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10104 For almost 30 years men and women of different religions gathered in the spirit of Assisi in a particular city to dialogue, to face the challenges of our time in order to find the way of living together peacefullyWhen Babies Become Commoditieshttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10102 The New EugenicsFather John FlynnClassical Education Makes a Comebackhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10103Schools Show New Interest in Traditional CurriculumSUSAN KLEMONDClassical Education Makes a Comebackhttp://www.catholic.net/index.php?option=dedestaca&id=10103Schools Show New Interest in Traditional CurriculumSUSAN KLEMOND