Archive of December 5, 2011

Holy See joins International Organization for Migration

Dec 5, 2011 - 08:29 pm .- The Holy See has become a full member state of the International Organization for Migration, pledging its commitment to support the organization and its mission.

Election results in Egypt worry Catholic leaders

Dec 5, 2011 - 07:16 pm .- Catholic leaders in Egypt voiced surprise and alarm at the success of Islamist groups in the first round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections but stressed that the process is still in an early phase.

Colombian priest retracts alleged support for abortion

Dec 5, 2011 - 06:16 pm .- In the wake of increasing criticism, Colombian priest Father Carlos Novoa retracted previous statements that appeared to support abortion using documents from the Vatican and Blessed John Paul II.

After ABC interview, Gingrich insists life starts at conception

Dec 5, 2011 - 03:17 pm .- After drawing criticism for suggesting that human life begins at implantation, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich reaffirmed his commitment to protecting human life from conception.

Pope, Mexican cardinal to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 5, 2011 - 02:20 pm .- Pope Benedict invited Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City to celebrate Mass on the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe and to honor the bicentennial independence of Latin America.

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