Archive of November 29, 2010

Cardinal's visit to Pakistan gives new hope for release of Asia Bibi

Nov 29, 2010 - 10:02 pm .- The president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue met with Pakistani President Ali Zardari on Nov. 25 to discuss the case of Asia Bibi.

Bishops urge Congress to condemn persecution of Iraqi Christians

Nov 29, 2010 - 07:58 pm .- The United States Conferences of Catholic Bishops urged Congress on Nov. 29 to pass a resolution condemning religious violence in Iraq, and insisting on better protection for Christians and other minority faiths.

Officials block plans to build abortion clinic in Colombian city

Nov 29, 2010 - 05:53 pm .- Colombian officials recently blocked plans to build an abortion clinic in the city of Medellin.

Catholics remember Dorothy Day on 30th anniversary of her death

Nov 29, 2010 - 05:52 pm .- Catholics are honoring the life and work of humanitarian Dorothy Day on Monday, marking the 30th anniversary of the Catholic Worker Movement founder's death.

Pope reflects on Advent experience of expectation

Nov 29, 2010 - 02:04 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI welcomed the season of Advent during the Angelus prayer on Sunday, remarking on the nature of “expectation” and calling it a “profoundly human” experience.

Pope did not legitimize condom use, affirms Spanish bishop

Nov 29, 2010 - 02:02 pm .- The secretary general of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference recently remarked that the Pope's comments in the newly-released book, “Light of the World,” do not legitimize the use of condoms.

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