Archive of March 22, 2009

‘Megan’s Law’ proposed to complement human trafficking laws

Mar 22, 2009 - 07:57 pm .- A proposed Congressional bill, the International Megan’s Law, is being introduced to complement existing human trafficking laws by notifying foreign governments when a known sex offender in the United States intends to travel to their country. The bill also aims to prohibit foreign nationals who are sex offenders from entering the U.S.

Doors open for Oregon wood carver

Mar 22, 2009 - 02:33 pm .- When worshipers walk through the doors of St. Mary Church in Boise, Idaho, they are joining as allies of Good in a battle with Evil. It’s a reality sustained by art on a grand scale. Skip Armstrong, a wood carver from Sisters, Ore. was commissioned to create new church doors that stand 16 feet tall and 10 feet wide.

Only through the light of Christ can the darkness of war and selfishness be overcome, explains Holy Father

Mar 22, 2009 - 01:09 pm .- One million people gathered in Luanda, Angola on Sunday morning for the opportunity to see Pope Benedict XVI. In his message, the Holy Father spoke of the need for prayer to obtain peace because only the light of God can overcome the great "darkness" cast by war and greed.

Diocese of Charleston to broadcast bishop's ordination online

Mar 22, 2009 - 01:05 pm .- The Diocese of Charleston has announced that the ordination Mass for the new Bishop of Charleston will take place on Wednesday, March 25, with video and audio of the Mass being streamed live over the internet.

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