Archive of August 24, 2012

Ave Maria Radio celebrates 15th year in Catholic broadcasting

Aug 24, 2012 - 05:42 pm .- Defying the odds against success, the world's largest producer of original English-language Catholic radio programming, Ave Maria Radio, is celebrating its 15th anniversary.

Denver archbishop: city wrong to snub company in religious freedom fight

Aug 24, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has criticized a Denver city councilwoman for withdrawing a proclamation that praised a Catholic-run company, after she learned that the owners filed a religious freedom lawsuit against the federal government.

Pope urges laity to share Gospel with a world in darkness

Aug 24, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI told a group of lay people this week that the world needs their courageous and credible testimony to bring the hope of the Gospel to all areas of society.

Former SSPX community granted formal status in Catholic Church

Aug 24, 2012 - 01:30 pm .- A traditionalist religious order that used to be part of the breakaway Society of St. Pius X has received formal recognition as a diocesan institute within the Catholic Church.

Argentinean bishops call for civil code changes to protect the family

Aug 24, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- The Bishops' Conference of Argentina has called on congress to modify a proposed revision of the country's civil code to prevent harm to the family and protect the life of the unborn.

Knights of Columbus head to speak on Latino Catholic voting

Aug 24, 2012 - 11:04 am .- Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, will address a national Catholic Latino group at a Miami church this evening on how Hispanic Catholics can transform American politics for the better.

Woman-friendly Catholic business sues over HHS mandate

Aug 24, 2012 - 04:04 am .- A businesswoman who has filed the most recent lawsuit against the federal contraception mandate believes that the government must respect her identity as a Catholic woman as well as a business owner.

Scientists: no contradiction between evolutionary biology and belief in God

Aug 24, 2012 - 02:18 am .- Evolutionary biology and faith in God are not incompatible, two professors asserted at the international Rimini Meeting, an event that brings hundreds of thousands of people to Italy.

Trial to study cord blood stem cells' effects on autism

Aug 24, 2012 - 12:09 am .- Stem cell researchers are launching the first FDA-approved clinical trial to examine whether cord blood stem cells can improve the condition of children with autism.

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