Archive of November 10, 2010

In vitro part of the holocaust of abortion, says Argentinean archbishop

Nov 10, 2010 - 10:03 pm .- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata has criticized in vitro fertilization as a technique that plays with “the lives and deaths of thousands and thousands of people.” Therefore, he continued, “we could call this a new holocaust that is part of the holocaust of abortion.”

Pope says Spanish pilgrimage ‘inscribed in my heart’

Nov 10, 2010 - 08:49 pm .- In his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Nov. 10, Pope Benedict XVI described his recent pilgrimage to Spain as "unforgettable days which will remain inscribed in my heart."

Martin Sheen stars in 'The Way,' a film about the Way of St. James

Nov 10, 2010 - 06:04 pm .- Director Emilio Estevez and his father, Martin Sheen, have debuted their new film, “The Way,” in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The movie, which focuses on the Way of St. James, is being dubbed “the great film of the Year of St. James.”

As bishops convert, Vatican moving on plan to welcome Anglicans

Nov 10, 2010 - 04:06 pm .- Just weeks after a papal pilgrimage to England, the announcement that five Anglican bishops plan to resign by year’s end and join the Catholic Church is setting wheels in motion at the Vatican.

Cardinal Bergoglio exhorts bishops to serve with steadfast hearts

Nov 10, 2010 - 02:11 pm .- Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina encouraged the country's bishops to pray for strength to serve “the people of God with meek hearts.”

New wave of attacks targets homes of Iraqi Christians

Nov 10, 2010 - 02:05 pm .- Coordinated anti-Christian attacks in Baghdad killed at least three and injured several dozen on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Mourning the deliberate targeting of Christians, Iraqi prelates said that the attacks “have come to our doorstep” and charged the government with doing nothing to stop the violence.

Assisted suicide promoter preys on fearful and abandoned, opponent says

Nov 10, 2010 - 05:50 am .- The prospect of a television ad promoting assisted suicide is causing a stir in New Zealand. One anti-euthanasia advocate is arguing that the doctor behind the ad is preying on the depressed and the mentally troubled.

Theologian consultant named for Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Nov 10, 2010 - 03:16 am .- Fr. Daniel Mindling, OFM, Cap., will serve as the new consulting theologian for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. The move comes in response to a review of the campaign, whose choices of grantees have been criticized.

Bishop Tobin launches campaign to help Rhode Island’s poor through the winter

Nov 10, 2010 - 12:58 am .- Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island recently launched a $50,000 campaign to help the state’s poor stay warm throughout the approaching winter.

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