Archive of February 20, 2013

Deceased natural family planning pioneer 'inspired us'

Feb 20, 2013 - 05:08 pm .- Dr. Evelyn Billings, who helped develop a major method of natural fertility regulation, is being remembered after her recent death as a wonderful inspiration, said a doctor at the Natural Family Planning Center.

Catholic leaders say Pope will be remembered for marriage defense

Feb 20, 2013 - 03:59 pm .- Two leaders from one of the world’s largest pro-life groups think Pope Benedict XVI will be remembered for defending traditional marriage and his contributions to bioethics.

No suspects yet in Tanzanian killing of Catholic priest

Feb 20, 2013 - 12:07 pm .- According to Paolo Taffuri, the coordinator of Radio Maria Africa, officials in Tanzania have not yet found those responsible for the recent death of a local priest.  

Pope considering changes to papal election rules

Feb 20, 2013 - 08:55 am .- Pope Benedict XVI is considering modifying the laws that govern how a Pope is elected, given the circumstances created by his resignation.

Benedict XVI's crowds slightly larger than John Paul II's

Feb 20, 2013 - 06:50 am .- The streets of Rome are beginning to fill with pilgrims coming to see Benedict XVI for one last time, bringing to mind the crowds that flocked to his predecessor and raising the question of how the crowds of the current Pope compare with those.

Young Catholics recall Pope's profound outreach

Feb 20, 2013 - 04:07 am .- As Pope Benedict XVI prepares to conclude his duties as Holy Father, young Catholics are recalling his marked efforts to renew the faith of the youth throughout the world.

Cardinal Dolan finds common ground with Obama on guns

Feb 20, 2013 - 02:00 am .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York highlighted President Barack Obama's “call for sensible steps on gun control,” noting that it is an area of agreement for the two leaders.

St. Louis archdiocese, breakaway parish end legal fight

Feb 20, 2013 - 12:02 am .- The Archdiocese of St. Louis and a breakaway Polish-American church have ended a decade-long legal dispute that has led to the community's official split from the Catholic Church.

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