Archive of September 21, 2011

SNAP campaign condemned for undermining crimes against humanity

Sep 21, 2011 - 05:49 pm .- Campaigners demanding that the International Criminal Court prosecute Pope Benedict XVI over clerical sex abuse are being accused of undermining human rights by a leading expert on religion and the law.

Spain's increase in failed marriages due to 'fast-track divorce' law, say experts

Sep 21, 2011 - 01:51 pm .- Two family leaders in Spain are arguing that the country's rise in failed marriages has been the result of laws such as the 2005 divorce law, known as “fast-track divorce.”

Listen to Pope before passing judgment, says Berlin archbishop

Sep 21, 2011 - 01:33 pm .- Germans should listen to what Pope Benedict XVI has to say to them before passing judgment, says one of the country’s top Catholic bishops. The Pope will begin a four-day visit to his homeland Sept. 22, starting in the capital city of Berlin.

Indianapolis archbishop retires early for health reasons

Sep 21, 2011 - 10:14 am .- Today Pope Benedict XVI accepted the early resignation of Archbishop Daniel M. Buechlein of Indianapolis due to health issues.

UW-Madison Catholic student group wins $500,000 in legal costs

Sep 21, 2011 - 05:51 am .- The University of Wisconsin at Madison must pay $500,000 in legal costs to the university’s Catholic group after a court ruled that it wrongly denied student funds to the group.

Dolores Hope remembered for deep Catholic faith

Sep 21, 2011 - 12:31 am .- Dolores Hope, the widow of entertainer Bob Hope and a supporter of many Catholic charities, was a Catholic of “deep abiding faith,” Archbishop José H. Gomez said in tribute to her life.

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