Archive of August 30, 2012

Mexican bishop says indifference to Christ is impossible

Aug 30, 2012 - 04:03 pm .- Bishop Pedro Pablo Elizondo of Cancun-Chetumal, Mexico called on all Catholics to make a radical choice for Christ, stressing that being mediocre or indifferent to the faith is not an option.

At convention, Ryan urges economic changes to decrease poverty

Aug 30, 2012 - 12:55 pm .- In an Aug. 29 speech at the Republican National Convention, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called for fiscal responsibility as a key part of a moral response to the needs of the poor and unemployed.

Police recover stolen relic of Blessed John Paul II

Aug 30, 2012 - 12:01 pm .- Police quickly recovered a vile of Blessed John Paul II's blood, which was stolen on Aug. 28 in the city of Marina di Cerveteri while being taken by train to a shrine in northern Italy.

Glendon: economic, cultural concerns make 2012 election historic

Aug 30, 2012 - 11:12 am .- Mary Ann Glendon, the former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, believes that the 2012 presidential election will be a historic crossroads for the United States.

New Christian group created to celebrate, defend marriage

Aug 30, 2012 - 04:01 am .- Pastors from across the country have come together to form an organization celebrating the important role of marriage and encouraging Christians to take action in support of it.

Obama's pitch to women misses important issues, Alvare says

Aug 30, 2012 - 02:07 am .- A law professor at George Mason University believes that in the upcoming election women will focus on more than abortion and contraception, and will consider issues that pertain to the family, the economy and the condition of the American culture when they vote.

Denver Catholic charities expands counseling services

Aug 30, 2012 - 12:03 am .- In response to a growing demand for Catholic counseling services and a desire to serve the suffering, Catholic Charities of Denver has opened a new office in Littleton, Colo.

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