Jun 4, 2008 - 11:51 pm .- A Florida Habitat for Humanity affiliate has ceased to cooperate with Planned Parenthood’s attempt to build a new abortion facility in Sarasota, Florida.
Jun 4, 2008 - 09:26 pm .- Four Algerian citizens who converted to Christianity have been condemned to prison and heavy fines, while two others were set free after renouncing their conversion. According to the AFP, the defense lawyer said the four were charged with “illegally practicing a non-Muslim faith.”
Jun 4, 2008 - 07:24 pm .- British police said they will not apologize to two Christian preachers who were threatened with arrest by a Muslim police officer for preaching Christianity in Muslim communities in the city of Birmingham.
Jun 4, 2008 - 04:36 pm .- Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Relations and top negotiator for the country’s entry into the European Union said this week there is no religious freedom even for Muslims in the country.
Jun 4, 2008 - 03:16 pm .- Germany may open its doors to Iraqi Christians fleeing from persecution by Muslim extremists if the countries of the European Union vote to refuse to do so.
Jun 4, 2008 - 02:05 pm .- The California Supreme Court has denied requests to stay its May 15 decision instituting homosexual marriages until after the November 2008 election.
Jun 4, 2008 - 01:04 pm .- One year after the murders of Father Ragheed Ganni and Deacons Basman Yousef Daoud, Ghasan Bidawid and Wahid Hanna, Archbishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk has said, “We need peace and reconciliation. That’s what we hope will come from this sacrifice.”
Jun 4, 2008 - 10:37 am .- The controversial Catholic priest who recently caused Barack Obama to leave his church, has been placed on temporary leave by Cardinal Francis George, the archbishop of Chicago.
Jun 4, 2008 - 09:50 am .- Pope Benedict held his weekly General Audience this Wednesday in St. Peter's Square. As he pondered what makes St. Gregory the Great truly deserving of his title, the Holy Father said that his humility is the true measure of his greatness.
Jun 4, 2008 - 09:38 am .- On Wednesday Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Archbishop of Glasgow, spoke with members of Parliament at a reception at the Scotland Office. In his remarks, he defended the coherence of the Catholic pro-life stand and discussed the proper role of the Church in political debate.
Jun 4, 2008 - 03:04 am .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has called on the Nigerian government to ensure that an international meeting on development not be used as an avenue to legalize abortion. Rather, they say, the meeting should be used to advance human dignity.