Archive of April 2, 2013

Americans encouraged to join mounting opposition to mandate

Apr 2, 2013 - 05:10 pm .- With six days remaining to file public comments on the federal contraception mandate, one Catholic leader is calling on Americans to join more than 140,000 concerned citizens in speaking out against the regulation.

UN harshly criticized for pushing abortion in Peru

Apr 2, 2013 - 04:20 pm .- Health and legal experts throughout Peru are denouncing a recent recommendation by the U.N. Human Rights Commission that the nation loosen its laws regarding abortion.  

John Paul II seen in Pope Francis, Vatican official reflects

Apr 2, 2013 - 10:53 am .- On the eighth anniversary of Blessed John Paul II’s death, the Vatican official in charge of overseeing his canonization process says that people see some of him in Pope Francis.

Recognize Risen Christ in those suffering autism, Vatican says

Apr 2, 2013 - 06:05 am .- The Vatican is observing World Autism Awareness Day by calling on Christians to recognize the Risen Christ in autistic people and increase solidarity with them.

Event aims for abortion industry 'exodus'

Apr 2, 2013 - 04:06 am .- Former abortion clinic manager Abby Johnson is organizing a day – called “Exodus 2013” – for abortion workers seeking to leave the industry to band together in solidarity and encouragement.

Teens in LA prison thank Pope for example of love

Apr 2, 2013 - 02:04 am .- After hearing about Pope Francis' Holy Thursday Mass where he washed the feet of juvenile detainees, imprisoned youth in Los Angeles wrote letters to the pontiff thanking him for giving them hope.

Wisconsin missionary priest's path to sainthood begins

Apr 2, 2013 - 12:02 am .- The Diocese of La Crosse has opened the beatification cause of Wisconsin priest Father Joseph Walijewski on March 19, a missionary known as a humble man who helped the poor of Latin America.

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