Archive of January 25, 2014

Scholars say abortion is a public, not private matter

Jan 25, 2014 - 03:29 pm .- Scholars from across a wide field of inquiry discussed the framing of abortion as a private matter, challenging that the issue affects all of society, rather than just a woman and her child.

Governor faces backlash for calling NY pro-lifers 'extreme'

Jan 25, 2014 - 02:57 pm .- Catholic and pro-life leaders have criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for suggesting that pro-life individuals are extremists who “have no place in the state of New York.”

Pope: We must persevere in working for Christian Unity

Jan 25, 2014 - 01:54 pm .- Pope Francis celebrated evening prayer at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity tonight, stressing the nature of ecumenism as a journey that requires perseverance.

St. Therese devotees to launch Little Way social media campaign

Jan 25, 2014 - 01:08 pm .- Not long before he resigned, Pope Benedict XVI had written several times about the need for evangelization of the rapidly growing “digital continent” of social media.

EWTN hopeful after Supreme Court ruling on Little Sisters

Jan 25, 2014 - 10:39 am .- News that the U.S. Supreme Court has granted an exemption from the contraception mandate to the Little Sisters of the Poor is a hopeful sign for other cases challenging the contraception mandate, EWTN says.

Pope hopes for more 'widespread, incisive' feminine presence

Jan 25, 2014 - 10:39 am .- Pope Francis met with a group of Italian women today, expressing his desire for women to participate more widely in the Church and in society without neglecting the family.

Pope Francis will be at Roman basilica for end of Church unity week

Jan 25, 2014 - 06:08 am .- Pope Francis’ celebration of an ecumenical vespers at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls Jan. 25, ending the Christian unity week, will also mark the 55th anniversary of the announcement of the Second Vatican Council.

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