We are underfunded by over 50% this month. $14,266 short—a serious deficit. Your support needed NOW!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Prelate: calm returns to Tripoli

Catholic World News - September 16, 2011

Returning to Tripoli after a trip to Italy for medical treatment, the apostolic vicar of Tripoli reported an atmosphere of calm.

“Libya has changed,” says Bishop Giovanni Martinelli. Emphasizing that he could speak only about conditions in Tripoli, he said that “my first impression is positive: there is an atmosphere of tranquility and peace.”

Bishop Martinelli had been a persistent critic of the military campaign to oust the Qaddafi regime.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our January expenses ($14,266 to go):
$35,000.00 $20,733.70
41% 59%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Rich Spiritual Instruction 16 hours ago
Snowbound thoughts on natural law 24 hours ago
The best argument against the 'celibate gay Catholics' January 26
Church Fathers: St. Polycarp and St. Papias January 24
On News Both Good and Fun January 23

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals CWN - January 5
In ‘state of the world’ address, Pope decries ‘throwaway culture’ CWN - January 12