Archive of January 6, 2011

Legionaries to begin series of 'community reflections' in February

Jan 6, 2011 - 05:08 pm .- The Legion of Christ is not yet back on its feet, but signs are coming from Rome that a slow and certain renewal is taking place.

Spain provides least amount of family aid among European Union countries

Jan 6, 2011 - 04:03 pm .- A new policy in Spain has put the country in last place among members of the European Union in the amount of aid given to families.

The Bible is the star of Bethlehem for today, Pope says

Jan 6, 2011 - 02:35 pm .- As the magi saw God's path by following the light of the star, Christians today find their way by the light of sacred Scriptures, Pope Benedict XVI told a large crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square today.

Thousands demand Spanish minister respect right to conscientious objection

Jan 6, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- The association Professionals for Ethics in Spain announced that 3,000 Spaniards have written to the country's Minister of Health, Leire Pajin, demanding that she respect the right of health care workers to object to abortion and euthanasia.

Miami’s Radio Paz becomes EWTN affiliate

Jan 6, 2011 - 01:28 pm .- Radio Paz, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Miami, has become the newest radio affiliate of the EWTN Global Catholic Network.

Mt. Soledad memorial cross is prohibited endorsement of religion, federal court says

Jan 6, 2011 - 06:05 am .- The Mount Soledad Memorial Cross is unconstitutional because it conveys the message of “state-endorsed religion,” a federal appeals court ruled on Jan. 4.

California bishop appointed chairman for Marriage Defense Committee

Jan 6, 2011 - 12:43 am .- The new president of the U.S. Catholic bishops' conference, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, announced Jan. 5 that he appointed Bishop Salvatore Cordileone of Oakland, California as chairman of the conference's Ad Hoc Committee for the Defense of Marriage.

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