Archive of October 26, 2012

Catholic analyst reacts to Obama campaign's new 'anti-woman' ad

Oct 26, 2012 - 05:06 pm .- A nonpartisan political analyst says Obama’s new ad featuring a young woman describing her “first time” voting for the president in terms similar to losing her virginity is “nothing short of demeaning and sexist” towards women.

Catholics United urges 'gay marriage' surrender

Oct 26, 2012 - 03:12 pm .- The group Catholics United, which until now has avoided directly contradicting Catholic teaching in its defense of Democratic political causes, has now denounced Catholic efforts to defend traditional marriage as a “far right-wing” social issue.

Evangelization synod hits optimistic note in message to faithful

Oct 26, 2012 - 12:59 pm .- The synod of bishops on the New Evangelization released a “message to people of God” Oct. 26, emphasizing hope in the face of an increasingly secular culture, because Christ promises salvation.

Family Research Council shooting suspect charged with terrorism

Oct 26, 2012 - 09:30 am .- A federal grand jury indicted a 28-year-old Virginia man for “committing an act of terrorism” in connection with the shooting of a security guard at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., this summer.

Catholic chapel to open near Okla. abortion clinic

Oct 26, 2012 - 03:58 am .- Catholic pro-life advocates in Oklahoma plan to open a perpetual adoration chapel and counseling offices next to an abortion clinic in hopes of serving women in need and ending abortion through prayer.

Pennsylvania bishop highlights issues at stake in election

Oct 26, 2012 - 02:07 am .- The right of the Catholic institutions to exist with integrity is threatened by the Health and Human Services contraception and sterilization mandate, Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt of Greensburg said in a pastoral letter to his diocese.

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