Archive of November 30, 2012

Study shows Colombia's youth reject abortion, drug laws

Nov 30, 2012 - 04:03 pm .- A study revealed that the vast majority of young people in Colombia reject abortion, “gay marriage” and the legalization of drugs, as the country debates measures on all three issues.

Pittsburgh bishop remains hopeful despite mandate lawsuit dismissal

Nov 30, 2012 - 03:52 pm .- Federal judges in Pittsburgh and Nashville dismissed Catholic lawsuits challenging the federal contraception mandate, but acknowledged that the suits can be re-filed when the regulation is more imminent.

Argentina bishops warn against bitter political division

Nov 30, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Argentina's bishops called on citizens to prevent the country from being torn into staunch partisan divides, urging a unified support for marriage and the defense of life.

Holy See welcomes UN recognition of Palestine

Nov 30, 2012 - 10:52 am .- The Vatican "welcomed with favor" the U.N.'s vote to allow Palestine to become a non-member Observer State, and pressed for a permanent two-state solution.

Catholics strongly support new Mass translation after first year

Nov 30, 2012 - 04:05 am .- One year after the Church introduced revisions to the English-language liturgy, an overwhelming majority of Catholics continue to view the changes in a positive light.

Car bombs terrorize Syrian Christians in Damascus

Nov 30, 2012 - 02:05 am .- Two deadly car bombs that exploded in a Damascus suburb Nov. 28 killed at least 34 people and are “terrorizing” the Christian population, a local priest says.

Salt and Light media foundation to celebrate 10th anniversary

Nov 30, 2012 - 12:16 am .- Canada’s Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation and Salt + Light Television, Canada’s first Catholic television network, will begin celebrations of its 10th anniversary in December.

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