Archive of February 23, 2008

Buddhists enter Catholics’ property dispute with Vietnamese government

Feb 23, 2008 - 01:29 pm .- A Buddhist leader in Vietnam is now asserting a claim to disputed land that once belonged to the papal nuncio but was confiscated by the Vietnam government in 1959.

Human rights organization demands freedom for Cuban jailed for pro-life views

Feb 23, 2008 - 09:10 am .- The Lawton Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba demanded this Friday the immediate release of Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a Catholic pro-life leader who attracted the ire of the Cuban government after publicly protesting against abortion and the death penalty, which are both legal in the country.

Cardinal boots board of London Catholic hospital in ethics conflict

Feb 23, 2008 - 03:24 am .- Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has ordered the board of directors of a Catholic hospital in London to resign after disputes over staff support of abortion, contraception, and sex-change operations, the Guardian reports.

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