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This 82-year-old cardinal says he'll face jail for democracy

Dec 4, 2014 - 04:02 am .- One of several leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement to surrender to police after months of pro-democracy protests, Cardinal Joseph Zen has said he is ready to go to jail.

Escalating Hong Kong tensions prod Catholic call for peace

Oct 2, 2014 - 12:56 pm .- The archbishop of Hong Kong has urged a peaceful solution to current pro-democracy protests happening there, encouraging both sides to refrain from violence in getting their point across.

Knights urge prayers to St. Francis for peace in Ukraine

Feb 21, 2014 - 03:02 pm .- The Knights of Columbus have asked that the faithful join them in reciting the Prayer of St. Francis this coming Sunday, offering as an intention the end to the ongoing violence waging in Ukraine's capitol.

Ukraine protests seek to defend human rights, bishop reflects

Jan 29, 2014 - 02:05 am .- A leading Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishop has denounced the “brutality” of government crackdowns on protests in the Ukraine, while urging protestors not to take up arms.

Elderly nun found guilty over nuclear site break-in

May 10, 2013 - 12:02 am .- Sister Megan Rice of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus was convicted May 8 for breaking into and causing damage at a Tennessee nuclear weapons manufacturing facility.

'Pro-choice terrorist' sentenced for death threats against pro-lifers

Oct 5, 2012 - 12:42 am .- A self-described “pro-choice terrorist” on Wednesday was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for his 2010 internet death threats against pro-life leaders like Fr. Frank Pavone and Princeton University law professor Robert P. George.

Cardinal says social conflicts can only be solved with truth, order

Jun 4, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima has reiterated the Church’s call to peace and said social conflicts can only be resolved when there is order and adherence to the truth.

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