Archive of June 27, 2013

Marriage ruling raises questions of religious freedom

Jun 27, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- After the Supreme Court narrowly ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, religious leaders are highlighting the need to respect religious liberty in the United States.

Traditionalists indicate definitive break with Catholic Church

Jun 27, 2013 - 04:38 pm .- On the 25th anniversary of the illicit ordination of four bishops by traditionalist Bishop Marcel Lefebvre, the Society of Saint Pius X indicated a definitive break of talks with the Catholic Church.  

Fetuses may feel pain as early as 20 weeks, doctor clarifies

Jun 27, 2013 - 01:34 pm .- An Italian doctor has clarified that fetuses may be capable of feeling pain and pleasure as early as 20 weeks after their conception, after a June 19 article in Time may have led some to believe otherwise.

NFL coach teaches faith, football to Peruvian kids

Jun 27, 2013 - 11:15 am .- Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, recently completed a one-week mission trip to Piura, Peru, where he taught poor children about their Catholic faith and American football.

Charity's rapid growth could be due to Pope's influence

Jun 27, 2013 - 08:58 am .- The founder of a charity that feeds nearly one million children worldwide said its rapid growth could be partly due to Pope Francis' particular emphasis on caring for the impoverished.

Denver rally draws hundreds in support of religious freedom

Jun 27, 2013 - 04:15 am .- Hundreds of people in the Archdiocese of Denver attended a prayer rally for religious freedom on June 22, standing up for the right to serve God in their public and private lives.

Cardinal bars dissident priest from speaking on Archdiocesan property

Jun 27, 2013 - 02:01 am .- The Archdiocese of Boston verified that an Austrian priest will not be allowed to speak on archdiocesan property during a stop on his U.S. speaking tour due to his dissenting views on Catholic teaching.

Knights of Columbus announce record-breaking charitable giving

Jun 27, 2013 - 12:01 am .- The results of the annual charitable giving survey shows that the Knights of Columbus completed more volunteer service hours and given more in donations than ever before in the organization's history.

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