Archive of August 31, 2013

China one-child policy denounced as violating women's rights

Aug 31, 2013 - 04:14 pm .- As stories of forced abortions continue to surface in China, a women’s rights activist is arguing that the nation’s one-child policy has widespread negative effects on the society, particularly its women.

Pope Francis names Italian archbishop to top Vatican post

Aug 31, 2013 - 09:36 am .- Pope Francis made a key appointment at the Vatican today, naming 58-year-old Italian Archbishop Pietro Parolin as his new Secretary of State.

Catholic Voices USA names Boston media leader as new head

Aug 31, 2013 - 06:13 am .- The communications training group Catholic Voices USA has named as its next executive director Scot Landry, a leading media official with the Archdiocese of Boston.

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