Archive of July 15, 2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann's church may be anti-Catholic but she isn't, says Bill Donohue

Jul 15, 2011 - 07:48 pm .- As Rep. Michele Bachmann faces scrutiny for ties with a Lutheran church that believes the Pope is the anti-Christ, Catholic League president Bill Donohue said the congresswoman herself isn't anti-Catholic.

Service retreat inspires junior high students in Florida

Jul 15, 2011 - 05:53 pm .- Learning that you can truly make a difference in the world is an eye-opening experience for anyone. For middle school-aged youths this can be a life-changing revelation.

Father Luis Garza steps down as Vicar General of Legion of Christ

Jul 15, 2011 - 03:05 pm .- The vicar general of the Legion of Christ is stepping down from his post. Instead, Fr. Luis Garza will now run the organization in North America.

Madrid archbishop gives King of Spain first official WYD backpack

Jul 15, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- The Archbishop of Madrid gave King Juan Carlos of Spain the first official World Youth Day 2011 backpack during a meeting on July 12.

Irish law change could see priests imprisoned

Jul 15, 2011 - 12:26 pm .- A senior canon lawyer has told CNA he is alarmed by Irish government plans to imprison priests for keeping the seal of confession in sexual abuse cases.

Compassion said to be key in helping those who have had abortions

Jul 15, 2011 - 11:59 am .- Compassion and understanding go a long way when it comes to helping people who have had abortions.

Drop ‘loopholes’ from ‘Faithful Citzenship’ document, commentators advocate

Jul 15, 2011 - 10:08 am .- The U.S. bishops’ “Faithful Citizenship” document on Catholics’ voting responsibilities should be revised to remove “loopholes” that allow Catholics to vote for pro-abortion politicians, two political commentators have said.

The desperate plight of Catholics in Vietnam – one priest’s story

Jul 15, 2011 - 05:53 am .- “If I return now, they will throw me in jail and kill me.” These are the frank words that mark an encounter with Father Peter Nguyen Khai, a 41-year-old Vietnamese priest living in Rome.

Dominicans and local bishop mourn murdered Louisiana priest

Jul 15, 2011 - 03:04 am .- Catholics in Louisiana are mourning the death of Dominican priest and pastor Father Edward Everitt, who was found robbed and murdered on July 11.

Sisters of Mercy financial group supports Call to Action

Jul 15, 2011 - 01:04 am .- The financial management system of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas supports a Catholic dissenting group and links to a California association of clinics which refers to abortion providers.

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