Archive of June 19, 2013

Activist's departure from NYU draws fear of Chinese pressure

Jun 19, 2013 - 05:22 pm .- Amid reports that blind pro-life activist Chen Guangcheng is being asked to leave New York University, some human rights defenders are worried that the decision was influenced by the Chinese government.

Vatican theologians approve second miracle of John Paul II

Jun 19, 2013 - 12:19 pm .- Theologians at the Congregation for the Causes of Saints have approved a second miracle granted through the intercession of Blessed John Paul II, moving him closer to being declared a saint.

'Hypocrisy in the Church makes all of us bad,' says Pope

Jun 19, 2013 - 09:20 am .- Pope Francis warned two Vatican offices attending his morning Mass against being hypocrites, stating it makes everyone “bad.”

Catholic Medical Association sees growth in troubled times

Jun 19, 2013 - 04:00 am .- The Catholic Medical Association has seen “steady growth” in membership, providing fellowship for Catholic medical professionals as conscience rights and religious freedom are increasingly threatened.

NY abortion expansion fails amid Catholic opposition

Jun 19, 2013 - 12:07 am .- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed bill to dramatically expand legal abortion in the state died in the state senate following months of Catholic and pro-life opposition.

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