Archive of April 6, 2008

“Abortion” keyword blocked from public health database after complaint from U.S. agency

Apr 6, 2008 - 05:42 pm .- Administrators at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health blocked the word “abortion” as a search term in a public health database after the office of a U.S. agency complained about two abortion-related articles in the database, reports.

Arizona bishops denounce veto of partial birth abortion ban

Apr 6, 2008 - 01:57 pm .- The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference, in a statement released Friday, denounced Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano’s veto of legislation that would have banned partial birth abortion in Arizona. 

Road to Emmaus gives hope to all Christians, says Holy Father

Apr 6, 2008 - 09:30 am .- The road to Emmaus “is the path of renewal and maturation in faith for all Christians,”   Pope Benedict told the many thousands of pilgrims that packed St Peter's Square for the Regina Caeli Prayer today at noon.

Brother finds Christ after years of darkness

Apr 6, 2008 - 04:00 am .- He went from being a lost teenager who was heavily into partying, drinking and smoking marijuana to a charismatic member of a religious order serving the poor in Ireland.

Priest charged with defrauding millions in exorcism hoax

Apr 6, 2008 - 02:10 am .- A priest in Florence is being investigated for fraud after allegedly earning millions by performing fake exorcisms, the Telegraph reports.

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