Archive of October 20, 2013

Modern slave trade has 'many faces,' human rights expert says

Oct 20, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- Modern day slavery is prevalent throughout the world even though it goes by different names, a human rights activist has clarified in light of a new worldwide report.

Olympic gold medalist credits nuns for inspiration

Oct 20, 2013 - 03:42 pm .- At a Vatican athletic event promoting the connection between faith and sports, British Olympic gold medalist runner Jason Gardener credited Catholic nuns for encouraging him to succeed.

Suit claims Colorado taxes illegally fund Planned Parenthood

Oct 20, 2013 - 08:07 am .- The state of Colorado is illegally providing $14 million to Planned Parenthood in violation of the state constitution, a lawsuit from a former executive director of the state health department charges.

Pope: Prayer helps 'overcome evil with good'

Oct 20, 2013 - 07:27 am .- Pope Francis in his Sunday Angelus greeting taught that prayer is a ‘weapon’ in the struggle against evil.

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