Archive of September 14, 2011

Archbishop Sambi remembered for life of service

Sep 14, 2011 - 05:10 pm .- Catholic bishops and lay people gathered Sept. 14 in Washington, D.C. to remember the life of Archbishop Pietro Sambi, a man who was described as having Christ's cross "engraved upon his heart."

Argentinean archbishop warns against legalizing IVF

Sep 14, 2011 - 03:02 pm .- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina recently spoke out against the legalization of in vitro fertilization in the country saying it would bring catastrophic consequences for human dignity.

Society of St. Pius X could be offered personal prelature status

Sep 14, 2011 - 12:46 pm .- The breakaway traditionalist group, the Society of St. Pius X, could be offered the status of a personal prelature within the Catholic Church if it agrees to some core Church teachings outlined at a Sept. 14 meeting in Rome.

God is never far from the persecuted, says Pope Benedict

Sep 14, 2011 - 11:22 am .- Pope Benedict XVI said Sept. 14 that Christians should continue to call upon God even in times of trial, when he may seem distant.

Regis University reacts to Colorado contraception mandate

Sep 14, 2011 - 05:28 am .- Though a new Colorado law mandates contraceptive coverage in its student health plan, Denver’s Regis University has reaffirmed that it will not provide or refer for contraceptives.

After 10 years, few changes in Saudi extremist textbooks

Sep 14, 2011 - 02:36 am .- A new report shows that Saudi Arabia, home to 15 of the 19 terrorist hijackers of 9/11, continues to promote a violent form of Islam through its school system and textbooks 10 years after the attacks.

Religious historian: Sept. 11 ceremony short-changed all faiths

Sep 14, 2011 - 01:10 am .- A scholar of religious history says New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg did a disservice to the public by excluding prayer at the recent 9/11 commemoration – with Muslims, in particular, losing a chance to stand against terrorism.

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