Archive of March 15, 2011

One in five future Catholics in England and Wales headed for ordinariate

Mar 15, 2011 - 08:57 pm .- About 900 prospective members of the new ordinariate, including 61 former Anglican clergy, prepared for their reception into the Catholic Church in England and Wales over the weekend.

Spanish priest faces excommunication after claiming to have paid for an abortion

Mar 15, 2011 - 04:02 pm .- The Archdiocese of Barcelona announced it has opened an inquiry to “verify” whether Fr. Manel Pousa incurred automatic excommunication when he paid for an abortion.

Scottish cardinal accuses UK of 'anti-Christian foreign policy'

Mar 15, 2011 - 02:22 pm .- The leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland has accused the U.K. of adopting an “anti-Christian foreign policy,” after the government announced it would double foreign aid to Pakistan without setting any conditions to help the Islamic country's endangered religious minorities.

Church in El Salvador presses President Obama on immigration reform

Mar 15, 2011 - 11:57 am .- Archbishop Jose Luis Escobar Alas of San Salvador, El Salvador is calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to move forward with comprehensive immigration reform.

Young cancer patient improves as parents ask for more prayers to Mother Teresa

Mar 15, 2011 - 05:36 am .- Toddler cancer patient Joseph Wahlin is showing some positive signs following medical treatment and many prayers to Bl. Mother Teresa.

Cuba frees 10 political prisoners, including Nobel peace prize nominee

Mar 15, 2011 - 01:52 am .- Cuban officials released 10 more political prisoners, including prominent dissident  Oscar Elias Biscet, who was recently nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

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