Archive of April 6, 2011

Catholic League says NH Republicans' new insults cross the line

Apr 6, 2011 - 08:10 pm .- Catholic League President Bill Donohue says Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire “crossed the line” with comments threatening to revoke the tax-exempt status of the Catholic Church in their state and by associating the league with cases of child abuse.

Priest discusses homosexual ministry

Apr 6, 2011 - 06:01 pm .- The former spiritual advisor for Courage Latino recently explained how the organization ministers to homosexuals while remaining faithful to the Catholic Church.

Pope calls violence in Libya, Ivory Coast a defeat for humanity

Apr 6, 2011 - 05:03 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI described ongoing conflicts in the African countries of Libya and Ivory Coast as a “defeat” for humanity, in remarks following his Wednesday general audience.

Incredible roster set for men’s conference

Apr 6, 2011 - 02:04 pm .- An all-star roster of speakers will challenge men in the state of Colorado to “become a man of God,” the theme of the annual Rocky Mountain Catholic Men’s Conference May 7 at World Arena in Colorado Springs.

Pope marvels at St. Therese's 'science' of love

Apr 6, 2011 - 01:20 pm .- Though just 24 at the time of her death, St. Therese of Lisieux left a lasting imprint on earth through the “highest form of science,” the science of love.

Pope gives Cincinnati new auxiliary bishop

Apr 6, 2011 - 11:52 am .- Pope Benedict XVI appointed local priest Fr. Joseph R. Binzer as a new auxiliary bishop for the Cincinnati Archdiocese on April 6.

Pakistan archbishop asks US to act against pastor who burned Quran

Apr 6, 2011 - 05:59 am .- Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore has asked the U.S. government to take action over the burning of a Quran by a Christian pastor in Florida.

Civil partnerships begin in Ireland, but 'gay marriage' still debated

Apr 6, 2011 - 02:52 am .- Ireland has entered into new territory by recognizing civil partnerships for homosexuals, a move which has prompted more calls to recognize “gay marriage.” The Catholic bishops have said the partnerships undermine marriage and the family, while a gay political analyst has argued that Ireland should refuse to redefine marriage.

Vietnamese Catholics beaten, arrested for supporting human rights lawyer

Apr 6, 2011 - 01:23 am .- Vietnamese officials arrested and beat a group of Catholics for attempting to peacefully attend a trial of prominent lawyer and human rights activist Cu Huy Ha Vu on April 4.

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