Archive of January 9, 2013

Cardinal Dolan decries proposal to expand abortion access

Jan 9, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York expressed “great disappointment” in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's announcement to move forward with the state's proposed Reproductive Health Act.

One Iranian pastor freed, another remains imprisoned

Jan 9, 2013 - 02:03 pm .- Reports in Iran indicate that a Christian pastor who was arrested on Christmas Day has been released, while a second pastor remains in prison for his religious beliefs.

Church leaders must fight relativism, Peruvian cardinal says

Jan 9, 2013 - 12:03 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, archbishop of Lima, Peru, said the role of the bishop is the lead people to Christ which includes taking a stand against widespread relativism in modern society.

'You are not alone,' Pope tells those suffering from sickness

Jan 9, 2013 - 09:11 am .- Ahead of the World Day of the Sick, Pope Benedict XVI expressed his closeness to those with illnesses and reaffirmed that Jesus Christ's sufferings give meaning to their own.

Hundreds of thousands to flood Paris in support of marriage

Jan 9, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Supporters of traditional marriage expect hundreds of thousands of marchers to turn out for an upcoming national rally in opposition to President Francois Hollande's “Marriage for all” proposal.

Pro-adoption ad campaign reaches women nationwide

Jan 9, 2013 - 02:04 am .- A national ad campaign that promotes adoption as an alternative to abortion has reached hundreds of women and has helped many of them arrange adoptions for their babies.

Fla. Catholic conference energizes thousands of college students

Jan 9, 2013 - 12:03 am .- The Seek 2013 gathering brought thousands of Catholic college students to Orlando, Florida's Swan and Dolphin Hotel Jan. 2-6, encouraging attendees to search for what God wants for them in life.

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