Archive of March 24, 2014

Contraception disrupts 'language of love,' Bishop Conley teaches

Mar 24, 2014 - 08:06 pm .- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln hopes his new pastoral letter on the sacrificial “language of love” and the disruptive immorality of contraception will be received “with open hearts and open minds.”

Knights of Columbus wins prize for ethical business practices

Mar 24, 2014 - 05:04 pm .- The fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus has been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by a research center on best practices in corporate ethics and governance.

Jesuit school's dean finalists faulted for Planned Parenthood ties

Mar 24, 2014 - 04:08 pm .- Professors and alumni of Loyola Marymount University have said the school should begin another search for candidates for the dean of its liberal arts college, after the two finalists were revealed to have links with Planned Parenthood.

Global symposium aims to educate media on religious liberty

Mar 24, 2014 - 12:09 pm .- Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal advocacy association, is hosting a conference in Rome this week to inform members of the media about its work in defense of religious freedom.

Vatican launches astronomy class for parish educators

Mar 24, 2014 - 08:00 am .- The Vatican’s Observatory has announced that for the first time it will be hosting a workshop analyzing the relationship of faith and astronomy for parish educators, which is slated to take place next spring.

Pope: only the humble, marginalized 'obtain salvation'

Mar 24, 2014 - 07:34 am .- In his daily homily Pope Francis dedicated his reflections to the virtue of humility, explaining that only the “outcasts” who recognize their need of God know what it means to be saved.

Pope decries escalating violence in South Sudan

Mar 24, 2014 - 05:01 am .- In a letter sent to the archbishop of the South Sudanese capital Juba, Pope Francis urged the nation's citizens to find a peaceful solution to conflicts and to seek the common good over personal interests.

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