February 2, 2010

Pius XII feared outcry against atrocities would worsen situation

VATICAN CITY – Pope Pius XII wanted to speak out against Nazi atrocities, but was advised not to for fear of worsening the wartime situation, said the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano.
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Who is accounting for millions sent to Haiti?

Many Americans are confused about the disaster in Haiti and where the millions of dollars being sent are going, in particular the vast sums of money contributed to Catholic Relief Services.
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More advice for Weigel on Prayer of the Faithful

I have some problems with George Weigel’s (CR, Jan. 21) expressions of concern about the daily Prayer of the Faithful. If is he so attuned to the words that he sees the omissions and commissions, he is missing the spirit of the prayer. I don’t disagree with any of the prayers he proposes, but I...
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