Archive of May 30, 2014

Lawyer: Colo. baker forced to choose between faith, work

May 30, 2014 - 05:10 pm .- A commission’s ruling that Colorado baker Jack Phillips must bake same-sex “wedding” cakes forces him to choose between violating his conscience and supporting his family, the baker’s lawyer said.

Abducted Catholic priest released in Ukraine amid unrest

May 30, 2014 - 12:32 pm .- In the midst of ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine, a Roman Catholic priest from Poland who was kidnapped May 27 by separatists in the city of Donetsk has been released.

Christian joy is based in hope, Pope Francis reflects

May 30, 2014 - 06:53 am .- In his first daily homily since returning from the Holy Land Pope Francis centered on the theme of Christian joy, explaining that it comes not from our immediate circumstances, but what Jesus promised.

Pope's historic prayer deeply moves Jerusalem bishop

May 30, 2014 - 04:03 am .- The auxiliary bishop of Jerusalem described the recent prayer shared between Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew I as a moving event, predicting future blessings from the encounter.

Filipinos from Holy Land voice excitement for Pope's visit

May 30, 2014 - 01:05 am .- A small Filipino community in Israel has expressed their joy that Pope Francis will travel to their country next January, stating they hope his presence will bring peace and restore divisions.

Legal challenge to abortion drug mandate draws allies

May 30, 2014 - 01:03 am .- Foes of federal rules requiring free insurance coverage of abortion-causing drugs and devices have filed legal briefs in support of a lawsuit representing dozens of Southern Baptist and other Christian organizations.

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