Archive of March 19, 2011

Catholic man imprisoned under Pakistan blasphemy law might have been murdered

Mar 19, 2011 - 05:58 pm .- A Catholic man who died in a Pakistani prison while serving a life sentence for blasphemy might have been murdered by extremists, his supporters said.

Pope's Lenten preacher designs spiritual exercises to prepare for JP II beatification

Mar 19, 2011 - 02:07 pm .- The preacher of this year’s spiritual exercises in the Vatican designed this week’s meditations on the theme of the universal call to holiness to anticipate the May 1 beatification of Pope John Paul II.

Arkansas Catholics have new buildings thanks to leadership of Nigerian priest

Mar 19, 2011 - 01:15 pm .- In only six years with the Diocese of Little Rock, Father John Obinna Agbakwuo has not only spread the word of God in his parishes, he’s helped build them.

WikiLeaks cable: US government considered grants for Mexican pro-abortion groups

Mar 19, 2011 - 07:39 am .- A leaked State Department cable shows the U.S. government has considered granting money to pro-abortion groups in Mexico. Critics warned that the grants would fund “radical” organizations seeking to change Mexican society and legalize abortion under the guise of combating violence against women.

Follow us:

Check out Catholic News Agency Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome