Archive of November 1, 2012

Pope urges Argentineans to renew zeal for faith

Nov 1, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI sent a message to participants in an Argentinean conference on evangelization, encouraging them to promote the growth of the faith in their country.

Second company wins injunction against HHS mandate

Nov 1, 2012 - 03:59 pm .- A federal judge in Michigan has granted the second temporary injunction against the federal contraception mandate to plaintiffs who argue that it violates their right to freely practice their religion in business decisions.

Uruguay Jesuits condemn priest's abortion support

Nov 1, 2012 - 12:07 pm .- The Society of Jesus in Uruguay has expressed “deep regret” over statements made to reporters by local priest Father Jose Ignacio Gonzalez Faus, who voiced support for the legalization of abortion.

Denver bishops organize prayer campaign ahead of elections

Nov 1, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Denver have called on Catholics across the U.S. to pray for the country ahead of the Nov. 6 elections, encouraging parishes in their archdiocese to organize rosaries and holy hours.

Pope: saints connect us with eternity, fullness of life

Nov 1, 2012 - 11:38 am .- Pope Benedict said that the solemnity of All Saints should help people reflect on the link between the Church on earth and the heavenly Church “that celebrates the never-ending feast.”

Catechism's benefits explained for Year of Faith

Nov 1, 2012 - 09:49 am .- To encourage believers during the Year of Faith, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a reflection on the Catechism as a faith resource that is universal in nature, as well as a call to prayer.

Obama campaign sought Denver rally at Catholic university

Nov 1, 2012 - 04:03 am .- The Obama campaign attempted to schedule a rally-like event on a Catholic university campus in the key swing state of Colorado before settling on a dialogue with a co-chair of Catholics for Obama.

After Catholic church bombing, Nigerians call for security

Nov 1, 2012 - 01:42 am .- Following the deadly suicide bombing on a Catholic Church in north Nigeria, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has said local Catholics are showing “apprehension and consternation” at the apparent government failure to provide security and capture the perpetrators.

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