Archive of April 30, 2014

Pope creates cardinal commission to address Peruvian university

Apr 30, 2014 - 07:42 pm .- The Apostolic Nunciature in Peru announced that Pope Francis has created a Commission of Cardinals to find a solution to the case of the former Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.

FOCUS grateful for injunction against contraception mandate

Apr 30, 2014 - 04:19 pm .- The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has welcomed a federal court’s injunction against the HHS mandate that the student missionary organization says threatens the freedom of religious ministries.

Botched execution shows death penalty's brutality, bishop says

Apr 30, 2014 - 04:07 pm .- Commenting on the April 29 bungled execution of a death row inmate at the state penitentiary, Oklahoma City’s archbishop has called for a reconsideration of capital punishment.

Holy Spirit's gift of understanding enlightens minds, Pope says

Apr 30, 2014 - 11:49 am .- Pope Francis explained that the Holy Spirit’s gift of understanding allows Christians to obtain “intimacy with God” and helps them understand things “as God understands them.”

Argentine nun heads to Syria after Pope's call to peripheries

Apr 30, 2014 - 04:19 am .- A religious sister from Argentina, who has been serving for four years in the Gaza Strip, is preparing to go to the Syrian city of Aleppo, in response to Pope Francis’ call to aid those who are “forgotten.”

Google called on to be neutral in pregnancy center ad policy

Apr 30, 2014 - 02:18 am .- Google is being asked to maintain neutrality and fairness in implementing its advertising policy after an abortion advocacy group convinced it to remove a number of ads from pro-life pregnancy centers.

Interreligious Thai leaders pray for peace during crisis

Apr 30, 2014 - 12:03 am .- Catholics and representatives of four other religious traditions in Thailand have prayed in union with another for peace, in light of tensions and political unrest that have threatened the nation's progress.

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