Mar 8, 2009 - 09:36 pm .- Representatives of several countries and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) met at the United Nations this week for the annual Commission on the Status of Women. Purportedly intended to discuss relations between men and women and care for HIV/AIDS victims, the event was instead used to criticize the Catholic Church and to promote radical ideas on abortion, homosexual rights and sex education.
Mar 8, 2009 - 01:53 pm .- A Wisconsin oncologist has found that in his profession, life and faith intersect on a daily basis in the cancer patients he treats at St. Vincent Hospital. He notes that many people facing cancer often turn to their faith to help them through.
Mar 8, 2009 - 10:42 am .- On Sunday Pope Benedict XVI made an appeal to include moments of prayer and silence during the season of Lent. Marking International Women's Day, he also pledged his prayers “for all women, that they may always be increasingly respected in their dignity and valued in their positive capabilities.”
Mar 8, 2009 - 12:07 am .- Five students from St. Gregory’s University will be among a group traveling to Lafayette, La., for their spring break to build houses with Habitat for Humanity. The volunteers are participants of Collegiate Challenge, a Habitat for Humanity program that provides year-round opportunities for youth to use their vacations to help build homes.