Archive of January 10, 2011

Bishop Olmsted opens legislative session with prayers for Arizona shooting victims

Jan 10, 2011 - 07:49 pm .- After a mass shooting in Arizona that killed 6 people and left over a dozen wounded, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix wrote a prayer grieving for the victims and their families and expressing hope that violence will never again “scar the social fabric” of the state.

Catholic community grieves Arizona shooting victims

Jan 10, 2011 - 06:13 pm .- A mass shooting in Arizona that left 6 dead and over a dozen injured has caused an outpouring of grief from individuals across the nation, but it is being even more deeply felt by the local Catholic community in Tucson.

Mexican bishop emphasizes importance of religious freedom

Jan 10, 2011 - 03:48 pm .- Archbishop Jose Martin Rabago of Leon, Mexico recently reflected on the necessity of religious freedom.  As he recalled Pope Benedict XVI's message for the World Day of Peace, the archbishop noted that religious freedom is the foundation for all other rights a society needs in order to live in justice.

In address to diplomats, Pope condemns limits on religious freedom

Jan 10, 2011 - 01:56 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has once more urged Muslim religious leaders and repressive governments to do more to protect the rights of Christians and other religious minorities in their countries.

Venezuelan bishops oppose law giving more power to Chavez

Jan 10, 2011 - 01:56 pm .- The bishops of Venezuela are standing behind Cardinal Jorge Urosa of Caracas and his criticisms of the country's President Hugo Chavez.

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