Archive of January 28, 2013

San Francisco pro-life rally draws 50,000, papal praise

Jan 28, 2013 - 06:03 pm .- An estimated 50,000 pro-life advocates rallied and marched against abortion in San Francisco for the Walk for Life West Coast Jan. 26, drawing greetings and praise from Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope examines society's acceptance of unstable relationships

Jan 28, 2013 - 03:36 pm .- As he spoke to the Church’s highest court, which often deals with issues related to marriage, Pope Benedict highlighted the growing acceptance of instability in relationships.

Iran's eight-year sentence for Christian pastor draws outcry

Jan 28, 2013 - 01:58 pm .- Christian pastor Saeed Abedini's sentence of eight years in prison by an Iranian judge for allegedly threatening local security with his leadership of house churches has been met with harsh criticism.

Church in Brazil united with victims of nightclub fire

Jan 28, 2013 - 11:49 am .- The bishops and Catholic faithful across Brazil are voicing solidarity with the families of the 233 young people who died in a fire at the Kiss Nightclub Jan. 27 in the southern city of Santa Maria.

Vatican Rosary begins live broadcast

Jan 28, 2013 - 10:38 am .- The Vatican is now broadcasting the Rosary live every weekday from St. Peter's Square.

Pope stunned by Brazilian night club tragedy

Jan 28, 2013 - 10:04 am .- Pope Benedict XVI is shocked at the deaths of 233 people at a Brazilian night club on Sunday and is praying for the wounded and the families and friends of those who passed away.

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