Archive of October 12, 2013

Australian doctor under fire for refusing sex-based abortion

Oct 12, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- A Catholic doctor in Australia could face suspension or the loss of his license for refusing to refer a couple who sought the sex-based abortion of their unborn daughter.

Let God untie your knotted hearts, Pope says

Oct 12, 2013 - 01:29 pm .- Pope Francis led a Marian prayer vigil Saturday, stressing that the Virgin Mary leads Christians to the mercy of God who can untie “all knotted hearts.”

Experts meet to consider women in the Church, world

Oct 12, 2013 - 01:03 pm .- Approximately 100 women from around the world gathered in Rome from Oct. 10-12 to discuss the “feminine genius” described by Bl. Pope John Paul II 25 years ago.  

Pope praises special roles of women

Oct 12, 2013 - 08:36 am .- Pope Francis met with experts on women’s issues today in Rome, affirming that the Church must continue to work for a more profound understanding of women and their roles.

Christianity and anti-Semitism are incompatible, Pope says

Oct 12, 2013 - 05:48 am .- Meeting with members of the Jewish community in Rome, Pope Francis reflected on the tragedies of the past and called for the cultivation of brotherly love and friendship between the Catholic and Jewish people.

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