Archive of May 9, 2013

Congressmen request abortion regulation data from states

May 9, 2013 - 05:30 pm .- Amid the on-going trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, two committees of the U.S. House of Representatives are demanding answers from state officials about the regulation of abortion facilities.

Thousands expected at March for Life in Rome

May 9, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- More than 15,000 people are expected to gather outside the historic Roman Coliseum on May 12 to take part in the third March for Life.

Video of 3-year-old 'celebrating' Mass becomes online hit

May 9, 2013 - 12:00 pm .- A three-year-old Colombian boy has garnered attention across the internet for a video in which he dons priestly garments and “celebrates” Mass, reciting the liturgy from memory.

Sisters encouraged, grateful Pope met with them

May 9, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Sister Alice Matilda Nsiah says that Pope Francis’ decision to meet with her and other superiors general on Wednesday left them encouraged, grateful and proud to be Catholic.

Music scholar says chant is for everyone, not just elite

May 9, 2013 - 04:03 am .- Gregorian chant is freely available and a music of the people – not the domain of a stuffy, Catholic elite as it is often perceived, says a music scholar from Alabama.

College invite to Irish prime minister draws ire of pro-lifers

May 9, 2013 - 02:08 am .- Boston College’s invitation to Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to speak at commencement and receive an honorary degree is drawing opposition from pro-lifers who call the invitation “unconscionable” in light of the politician’s push for legal abortion.

Priest resigns from clergy treatment center amid allegations

May 9, 2013 - 12:01 am .- Amid allegations of financial indiscretion and an “inappropriate adult relationship,” Monsignor Edward J. Arsenault has resigned as head of a Maryland treatment center for Catholic priests and religious.

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