Archive of September 5, 2012

EPA efforts highlighted at Democrats' faith council meeting

Sep 5, 2012 - 05:30 pm .- Concern for the environment and a desire to care for one's neighbor through the federal government were among the ways Democratic speakers described their faith in action at a religious gathering at the party's national convention.

Vandals hit Catholic monastery in Holy Land with fire and graffiti

Sep 5, 2012 - 03:44 pm .- Vandals set fire to the door of the Latroun Monastery near Jerusalem on the morning of Sept. 4 and spray painted the walls with blasphemous phrases in Hebrew.

Pope reflects on prayer in Book of the Apocalypse

Sep 5, 2012 - 11:12 am .- Pope Benedict XVI says the final book of the Bible, which he referred to as the Book of the Apocalypse, provides Christians with a vision of a Church fully in communion with Jesus Christ in prayer.

Vatican Museums visitors happy priests are present

Sep 5, 2012 - 04:13 am .- A month-long pilot project to make priests available within the Vatican Museums to offer spiritual counseling to visitors is being hailed a success.

Imam allegedly faked evidence in Pakistan blasphemy case

Sep 5, 2012 - 02:07 am .- Several witnesses have charged that a Muslim cleric fabricated evidence against a Down syndrome Christian girl accused of violating Pakistan’s strict blasphemy law.

Democratic platform includes free abortions, official 'gay marriage' support

Sep 5, 2012 - 01:06 am .- For the first time in American history, a major U.S. political party has incorporated support for a redefinition of marriage into its official statement of beliefs.

Los Angeles cathedral’s newest chapel houses Guadalupe relic

Sep 5, 2012 - 12:51 am .- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles has dedicated a new permanent chapel inside the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels that houses a piece of the Tilma of Saint Juan Diego.

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