Archive of August 6, 2013

Hospitalized man fulfills dream of creating 3D animations

Aug 6, 2013 - 06:15 pm .- Despite being hospitalized for virtually his entire life as a result of childhood polio, Paulo Henrique Machado is achieving his dream of producing a 3D animation series for kids.

Federal probe of abortion clinic funding draws praise

Aug 6, 2013 - 05:12 pm .- Pro-life lawmakers issued statements supporting a government decision to investigate the federal funding of Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions.

Archbishop lauds work of Knights, urges immigration reform

Aug 6, 2013 - 01:37 pm .- At the Knights of Columbus' annual meeting, Texas Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller praised the group for its worldwide charitable work and encouraged continued compassion for immigrants.

Cuban dissident was murdered, companion claims

Aug 6, 2013 - 12:45 pm .- A Spanish national who accompanied Cuban dissident leader Oswaldo Paya on the day that he died, has charged that the death was not an accident, but a deliberate act by the Cuban secret service.

World needs courageous Christian missionaries, Pope says

Aug 6, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Pope Francis delivered a strong call to Christians to share the faith in his message for World Mission Day, saying that in today’s troubled world “it is necessary to proclaim courageously and in every situation, the Gospel of Christ.”

Dominicans aim to evangelize through beauty in new album

Aug 6, 2013 - 04:05 am .- A Dominican order based in Ann Arbor will soon release an album of 15 songs centered on Marian devotion as a way to help listeners to encounter God through beautiful sacred music.

Boston priest on leave following sexual misconduct arrest

Aug 6, 2013 - 02:07 am .- Monsignor Arthur M. Coyle of the Archdiocese of Boston is on “voluntary administrative leave” following his Aug. 4 arrest for allegedly hiring a prostitute.

Three women honored by US bishops' 'People of Life' award

Aug 6, 2013 - 12:09 am .- Three leaders from diverse fields in the pro-life movement were recognized for their contributions to the movement, receiving the 2013 People of Life Award for their lifelong dedication.

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