Archive of November 21, 2010

Pope outlines dangers of reproductive health care concept

Nov 21, 2010 - 08:08 pm .- The Pope told a recent gathering that health care cannot “divorce itself from moral rules.” As an example he cited how the concept of “reproductive health” does more to work against the care of human life than for it.

Vatican spokesman: Pope not changing Church teaching on condom use

Nov 21, 2010 - 03:36 pm .- Despite media claims of a revolutionary change, Pope Benedict is not altering Catholic teaching on condom use or justifying the disordered use of sexuality, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has explained.

Pope tells new cardinals to unite themselves with Christ on the cross

Nov 21, 2010 - 02:01 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has asked the newest cardinals not to ask Christ to come down from the cross, but rather to unite themselves faithfully to Him for the redemption of the world.

Young adults gather to learn about faith, build friendships

Nov 21, 2010 - 01:22 pm .- The program is the same and the venue is similar. But one thing that has changed about Theology on Tap this fall is the Archdiocese of Omaha's involvement in the young adult speaker series.

Pope Benedict prays for Christians persecuted in Iraq, calls for religious freedom

Nov 21, 2010 - 12:41 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI prayed for Christians suffering from persecution and discrimination throughout the world, especially those in Iraq, during the Angelus on Nov. 21.

President affirms faith-based partnerships, but new rules raise questions

Nov 21, 2010 - 10:07 am .- Two Catholics with extensive experience in partnerships between religious charities and the government have expressed different opinions about President Obama's Nov. 17 executive order, which provided new guidelines for faith-based groups that receive federal assistance.

Nov. 25 marks memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria, scholar and martyr

Nov 21, 2010 - 05:09 am .- While the United States celebrates the secular holiday of Thanksgiving this Nov. 25, many Catholics and other Christians around the world will celebrate the memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria, a revered martyr of the fourth century.

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