Archive of November 15, 2010

Colombians protest program labeling abortion as a ‘right’

Nov 15, 2010 - 10:09 pm .- Thousands of Colombians took to the streets in the cities of Bogota, Cali and Medellin on Nov. 11 to protest a program teaching students that abortion is a right. 

Pope: Bishops’ conferences should serve bishops not replace them

Nov 15, 2010 - 07:18 pm .- A national conference of Catholic bishops exists so that pastors of the Church might "share the fatigue of their labors." But, according to Pope Benedict XVI, those national conferences can never substitute for an individual bishop's authority and duty to guide his people.

Bishops discuss ways to bring peace to Mexico

Nov 15, 2010 - 06:11 pm .- The bishops of Mexico have expressed their desire to become agents of peace and offer guidance amid widespread violence in the country.

US bishops urge patience in Haiti reconstruction efforts

Nov 15, 2010 - 05:43 pm .- Several U.S. bishops gave an update on Church relief efforts in Haiti during their annual fall gathering in Baltimore. They urged patience for the recovery effort which one archbishop called “tragically slow.”

Court upholds traditional marriage in Colombia

Nov 15, 2010 - 02:49 pm .- Colombia’s Constitutional Court has voted to uphold the sanctity of marriage in the country.

Catholics should not fear 'political isolation,' says Cardinal George

Nov 15, 2010 - 01:40 pm .- Cardinal Francis George opened the annual U.S. bishops' meeting today by stressing that Catholics “should not fear political isolation” when upholding their beliefs in the public square.

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