Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Ten "Catholic Moments" of the Past Decade, the "Oughties"

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  • 10. September 12, 2006: Pope Benedict XVI delivers “Faith and Reason” lecture at the University of Regensburg
  • 9. September, 2007: Revelations of Mother Teresa’s “dark night of the soul.”
  • 8. July 7, 2007: Benedict XVI signs the Motu Proprio, "Summorum Pontificum"
  • 7. May 17, 2008: The University of Notre Dame awards President Barack Obama an honorary degree.
  • 6. May 18, 2006: Legionaries of Christ founder Fr. Marciel Maciel censured by Vatican.
  • 5. August 15-20, 2000: Largest World Youth Day attendance of the decade in Rome – 2,000,000.
  • 4. April 19, 2005: Election of Benedict XVI
  • 3. February 9, 2003: Pope John Paul II makes final public appeal to the U.S. to avoid War in Iraq.
  • 2. April 2 & 8, 2005: Death & Funeral of Pope John Paul II
  • 1. April, 2002: Sex abuse scandal - American Cardinals Summoned to Rome
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