Archive of November 22, 2011

Peruvian doctors warn against lowering age of consent

Nov 22, 2011 - 06:17 pm .- Medical experts in Peru warned that lowering the age of consent for sex to the age 14 would lead to abuse and sexual exploitation of minors.

German bishops to quickly sell shares in porn publisher

Nov 22, 2011 - 04:14 pm .- The Catholic Church in Germany says it will act “without delay” to sell its stake in a publishing company that offers pornography among its products

Civil rights groups urge Spain's new president to axe abortion law

Nov 22, 2011 - 02:35 pm .- Spanish civil rights groups urged president-elect Mariano Rajoy to end the country's support for abortion and endorse legislation that protects the family.

Vatican conference examines Bl. John Paul’s suffering

Nov 22, 2011 - 01:49 pm .- The life, death and legacy of Blessed Pope John Paul II will take center stage at an international conference for health care workers that begins Nov. 24 in Rome.

Republican candidates say nation must return to God

Nov 22, 2011 - 06:14 am .- America must regain its reliance on God and elect a leader who embodies this value in order to succeed as a nation, said Republican presidential candidates at a recent forum.

Police blame Maoists, villagers for Indian sister's murder

Nov 22, 2011 - 02:42 am .- Police claim that villagers and Maoist activists killed Sister Valsha John, an Indian religious sister whose death has been linked to her work with native tribes in opposition to coal mining interests.

CNA reminds Catholics of new translation resource site

Nov 22, 2011 - 01:05 am .- As parishes throughout the English speaking world begin using a new translation of the prayers of the Mass on Nov. 27, Catholic News Agency issued a reminder of its comprehensive resource page on the missal changes.

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