Jun 14, 2010 - 10:08 pm .- A Spanish bishop recently lamented that Catholic doctors who stand up for their moral beliefs often experience “intense rejection and misunderstanding” within society.
Jun 14, 2010 - 06:48 pm .- Responding to “enough of an outcry” from Catholic individuals and blogs, Korean car maker Hyundai announced on Monday that it has pulled a World Cup-themed television ad that ran during the USA-England soccer match on Saturday featuring a "church" in Argentina mocking Catholic sacraments.
Jun 14, 2010 - 05:46 pm .- Following the recent murder of a bishop in Turkey, the Holy Father has appointed a new apostolic administrator of the apostolic vicariate of Anatolia.
Jun 14, 2010 - 04:04 pm .- The spokeswoman of the Institute for the Formation of Family Values in Mexico, Claudia Simental Flores, called on Mexicans last week to vote for candidates “who see public office as an opportunity for real service to their constituents,” including the protection of life from the moment of conception.
Jun 14, 2010 - 01:55 pm .- Archbishop Agustin Radrizzani of Mercedes Lujan called on priests in Argentina to fight the separation between faith and daily life, which harms the Church in the world today.
Jun 14, 2010 - 11:07 am .- A critic decried a recent World Cup car commercial as “Catholic mockery” as it features an actual church founded in honor of a former soccer player which parodies Catholic rituals.
Jun 14, 2010 - 10:50 am .- Pope Benedict XVI spoke this morning to 40 members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, emphasizing "the significance of work in pontifical representations."
Jun 14, 2010 - 10:05 am .- An emaciated, political prisoner in Cuba was recently freed after what has been reported as unprecedented talks between President Raul Castro and Catholic Church officials.