Archive of November 7, 2012

Boston cardinal lauds rejection of assisted suicide bill

Nov 7, 2012 - 02:38 pm .- Cardinal Seán O'Malley of Boston applauded the defeat of a Massachusetts ballot measure to legalize physician-assisted suicide, calling for more compassionate care of those who are seriously ill.

Spain's high court upholds 'gay marriage' law

Nov 7, 2012 - 01:54 pm .- Spain's Constitutional Court upheld a “gay marriage” law which passed seven years ago under the Socialist government and was challenged by the People's Party under current President Mariano Rajoy.

Pope reflects on finding faith in a secular world

Nov 7, 2012 - 01:49 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI continued his series of teachings on faith by observing that although secularism is on the rise, everyone has a desire for God, and this can be seen in the experience of love.

Pope cancels delegation to Syria, focuses on aid work

Nov 7, 2012 - 12:57 pm .- A delegation of bishops from the recent synod on the New Evangelization will not go to Syria as violence continues to ravage the country, Pope Benedict XVI announced Nov. 7.

Pope, Cardinal Dolan urge Obama to respect life and religious freedom

Nov 7, 2012 - 10:01 am .- Catholic leaders are calling on President Barack Obama to respect the fundamental American principles of life and religious liberty after he won a second term in office.

Catholics continue Sandy relief work as second storm approaches

Nov 7, 2012 - 04:02 am .- Catholic Charities affiliates are continuing to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as another storm heads for the region.

Middle East to host Catholic youth conference

Nov 7, 2012 - 02:02 am .- At least 1,500 Catholic youth from across the Middle East will gather at Abu Dhabi’s St. Joseph’s Cathedral for Arabia’s second Catholic youth conference this Nov. 15-17.

Cardinal Wuerl says all Catholics called to personal conversion

Nov 7, 2012 - 12:04 am .- All Catholics are called to participate in the New Evangelization by renewing their own faith so that they can witness to those around them, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C.

Americans share same hopes for future, President Obama says

Nov 7, 2012 - 12:01 am .- During his victory speech after being elected to a second term on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said that Americans are united in their values as a nation.

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