Archive of March 6, 2013

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

Mar 6, 2013 - 05:26 pm .- Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually harm women instead.

Hugo Chavez died 'in the bosom of the Church'

Mar 6, 2013 - 12:01 pm .- A reliable source in Venezuela has revealed to CNA that President Hugo Chavez died “in bosom of the Church” and received spiritual direction and the sacraments in his last days.

Profile of future Pope begins to take shape

Mar 6, 2013 - 09:44 am .- On their third day of pre-conclave meetings the cardinals are beginning to develop the profile of what the next Pope needs to look like.

College of Cardinals imposes media silence after breach

Mar 6, 2013 - 07:45 am .- The College of Cardinals has decided that its members will no longer speak to journalists after several cardinals gave too much information to the Italian press.

Art historian says Benedict's 'way of beauty' will continue to flower

Mar 6, 2013 - 04:04 am .- Pope Emeritus Benedict's emphasis on beauty as a means to encounter truth and grow in faith is one of the “greatest seeds” planted during his pontificate, says art historian Elizabeth Lev.

Cardinals contemplate insider, outsider papal candidates

Mar 6, 2013 - 03:57 am .- “We are not ready to enter the conclave,” Cardinal Francis George of Chicago plainly told the Italian newspaper La Stampa today, adding, “I never felt that we would begin the conclave on March 11th.”

Catholics speak out against Colo. civil unions bill

Mar 6, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Those who testified against a Colorado civil unions bill last week included a Catholic man with same-sex attraction and a Colorado attorney general who was adopted through Catholic Charities.

Catholic charities back lower tuition for immigrants

Mar 6, 2013 - 12:02 am .- Colorado's three Catholic Charities agencies have stated their support for a bill which would allow some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at the state's universities.

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