Archive of August 10, 2008

Mayor says he will continue prayers before city hall meetings despite criticisms, lawsuits

Aug 10, 2008 - 08:16 pm .- Jean Tremblay, mayor of the Quebec city of Saguenay, has reaffirmed his intention to continue to pray before monthly city hall meetings despite criticisms, a Human Rights Commission (HRC) ruling, and further possible legal action.

The human person is only renewed through a relationship with God, says Pope

Aug 10, 2008 - 09:56 am .- Reflecting on the joy of the young people at last month’s World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia, Pope Benedict encouraged his audience to renew their relationship with God, dedicating time to silent prayer.

Knights of Columbus call for public defense of marriage and human life

Aug 10, 2008 - 12:55 am .- Nearing the close of their 126th Supreme Convention in Quebec City on Thursday, the Knights of Columbus approved resolutions calling for the legal protection of marriage and asking Catholics holding elected office to “be true” to their faith by acting “bravely and publicly in defense of life.”

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