Archive of March 26, 2013

Supreme Court warned of harm over marriage redefinition

Mar 26, 2013 - 04:38 pm .- Redefining marriage to include same-sex couples could adversely affect families and society at large, the lawyer defending California's gay marriage ban told Supreme Court justices today.

Good Friday stations pray for Christian unity in Middle East

Mar 26, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- A Syrian Christian who fled the fighting in his country believes that the Good Friday Stations of the Cross at the Coliseum will help raise promote Christian unity and awareness of the growing turmoil in the Middle East.

Argentine press claims Pope Francis will visit country in December

Mar 26, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Two of Argentina's leading newspapers reported today that Pope Francis will visit the country this year during the first half of December.

EWTN vows no compromise after HHS lawsuit dismissal

Mar 26, 2013 - 12:23 pm .- The EWTN Global Catholic Network is “extremely disappointed” by a Monday court ruling that dismissed as “unripe” its lawsuit against a federal mandate that could require the organization to violate Catholic teaching.

Pope plans to live in Vatican workers' residence

Mar 26, 2013 - 10:06 am .- Pope Francis said this morning he will stay at Saint Martha’s residence instead of moving to the Apostolic Palace, according to the Vatican press office.

Archbishop Cordileone leads DC marriage march in prayer

Mar 26, 2013 - 09:33 am .- Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco lead those participating in the March for Marriage in prayer today, as the Supreme Court hears arguments on the first of two cases about gay marriage.

Pope sends Passover greeting, asks for prayers

Mar 26, 2013 - 09:03 am .- In keeping with tradition, Pope Francis sent a message to the Jewish community in Rome, wishing them a good Passover and requesting prayers.

Conference to help therapists integrate faith into practice

Mar 26, 2013 - 04:02 am .- An upcoming Catholic psychotherapy conference aims to foster an understanding of human dignity and goodness among therapists, according to a chairman of the event.

Pope app tops iTunes charts

Mar 26, 2013 - 02:09 am .- A Vatican-sponsored news application for smart phones known as “The Pope App” has risen to the top of the charts in the iTunes store, reflecting a spike in interest in the papacy and newly-elected Pope Francis.

Secretary Kerry calls for freedom of imprisoned Iranian pastor

Mar 26, 2013 - 12:02 am .- After repeatedly being petitioned by lawmakers and citizens, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith.

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