Archive of November 10, 2011

Pope highlights unemployment as threat to human dignity

Nov 10, 2011 - 08:00 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI has called attention to the problem of unemployment as a threat to the dignity of individuals and families, in a message to the bishops' conference of Ecuador.

Famed Spanish director releases film on powerful conversions

Nov 10, 2011 - 06:22 pm .- Spanish filmmaker Juan Manuel Cotelo released a new movie featuring radical conversion stories of gang members turned priests and prostitutes leaving their former lives to follow Christ.

Sir Jimmy Savile and the saint in the making

Nov 10, 2011 - 05:32 pm .- The death of British television legend Sir Jimmy Savile has re-ignited hopes for the beatification of the Scottish nun he always believed saved his life as a baby.

Bishop Lori reveals details of Religious Liberty Committee

Nov 10, 2011 - 03:01 pm .- Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport says that the U.S. bishops’ new Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty will officially meet for the first time this Sunday, Nov. 13.

Chilean bishops to address youth riots at upcoming meeting

Nov 10, 2011 - 02:25 pm .- Bishops in Chile will discuss issues facing young people in the country including recent protests over education funding that have turned violent.

Pope set to visit Mexico and Cuba in spring 2012

Nov 10, 2011 - 12:50 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI is expected to visit both Mexico and Cuba in the spring of 2012.

Global 'right to abortion' rejected at Brazilian pro-life conference

Nov 10, 2011 - 05:59 am .- There is no basis for claiming a “right to abortion” in international law, a human rights lawyer explained at a major pro-life summit held in Brazil from Nov. 3-6.

Book outlines threat of Muslim blasphemy laws to free speech

Nov 10, 2011 - 03:26 am .- A new book on blasphemy and apostasy laws shows the dangers that intolerant policies pose to freedom of speech in both Muslim countries and the Western world.

‘Gay marriage’ activists using issue to impose their worldview, UK writer warns

Nov 10, 2011 - 01:04 am .- Homosexual rights advocates in the U.K. have “hegemonic ambitions” and are using the push for “gay marriage” to impose their worldview on everyone else, Alan Craig charged in a controversial column for an Anglican newspaper.

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