Oct 23, 2009 - 11:22 pm .- Peru’s Constitutional Court has ruled against the distribution of the “morning-after pill” at public health care facilities because the abortifacient effect of the drug has not been ruled out.
Oct 23, 2009 - 07:24 pm .- This week Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata encouraged Argentineans to seek out truth, because only truth will bring about justice, the basis for peace in society.
Oct 23, 2009 - 06:25 pm .- Drawing opposition from pro-abortion politicians and activists, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) is leading a coalition of about 40 pro-life Democrats who are petitioning for an opportunity to vote Hyde Amendment-like abortion funding restrictions into the proposed health care reform legislation.
Oct 23, 2009 - 05:06 pm .- Former Archbishop of St. Louis Raymond Burke has been appointed to the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, it was announced last Saturday.
Oct 23, 2009 - 04:26 pm .- Colombia’s Council of State has provisionally suspended regulations allowing abortions to be performed in the country, thus prohibiting any clinic from performing the procedure until its legal status is resolved.
Oct 23, 2009 - 12:54 pm .- The press office of the Bolivian bishops' conference criticized Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for his verbal attacks against a Bolivian reporter at the conclusion of the ALBA summit last weekend.
Oct 23, 2009 - 11:52 am .- As the Synod for Africa winds down, the hundreds of bishops in attendance voted on the final message to be given to the Holy Father, who will then use it to draft an apostolic exhortation. The message urges Catholics in public life to live out their faith, denounces the influence of international corporations and ideologies and calls for inter-religious cooperation.
Oct 23, 2009 - 06:04 am .- Backers of Referendum 71, a Washington measure seeking to protect traditional marriage in the state, say that Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to block the internet publication of petition signers will protect them from the harassment that targeted supporters of California’s Proposition 8.
Oct 23, 2009 - 03:38 am .- A philanthropic mother of ten and grandmother of 28 will be honored for her work at the upcoming Tenth Annual Awards for Outstanding Catholic Leadership.
Oct 23, 2009 - 02:35 am .- A Sudanese bishop has warned that the country could return to war, with tensions apparently increasing. “Something is in the air,” he said, noting reports that military groups are arming themselves in the run-up to the referendum on secession between the north and south.
Oct 23, 2009 - 12:22 am .- Hundreds of traditionalist Anglican clergy will meet this weekend in London to discuss whether to enter the Catholic Church in light of Pope Benedict XVI’s creation of an Anglican “ordinariate.”