Archive of October 3, 2012

Christian Bible publisher sues over HHS mandate

Oct 3, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- A Christian Bible publisher has become the latest of nearly 100 plaintiffs to file a lawsuit challenging the federal contraception mandate over religious liberty violations.

Obama campaign accused of calls targeting Romney's Mormon faith

Oct 3, 2012 - 03:55 pm .- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has drawn criticism amid allegations that its members have been making bigoted election calls to Catholics attacking the Mormon faith.

Trial reveals papal butler's interest in Masonry, Church scandals

Oct 3, 2012 - 01:48 pm .- The judges presiding over the trial of the Pope's former butler heard today that his apartment contained piles of documents and newspaper cuttings about Masonic lodges, the occult and previous scandals involving the Church and state in Italy.

Church in Chile confirms investigation of bishop for alleged abuse

Oct 3, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- In a statement Oct. 2, the Apostolic Nunciature in Chile revealed that local Bishop Marco Antonio Ordenes of Iquique is under investigation for sexual abuse.

Pope says liturgical abuses detract from Christ

Oct 3, 2012 - 09:42 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has reminded Catholics that the liturgy belongs to Jesus Christ and his Church, and should not be changed according to individual whims.

Calif. gay therapy law erodes parental rights, critics charge

Oct 3, 2012 - 04:16 am .- Pro-family and parental rights groups are saying a new California law banning therapy for minors who struggle with same-sex attraction is disrespectful of both personal choice and parents' rights.

NY bishops say government, private charities should ease poverty

Oct 3, 2012 - 02:03 am .- Church leaders in New York called for continued efforts by both government and private charities to address high levels of poverty while respecting the human dignity of the poor.

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