Archive of May 30, 2009

Benedict XVI tells children he never imagined he would become Pope

May 30, 2009 - 04:46 pm .- During a festive meeting with missionary children at the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Benedict XVI said that he never thought about becoming the Pope, and that even today he still has a hard time getting used to the fact.

White House claims no Roe v. Wade ‘litmus test’ for Sotomayor

May 30, 2009 - 03:49 pm .- President Barack Obama never asked U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor whether she supports the pro-abortion rights Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday.

San Diego officials question pastor about permits for home Bible study

May 30, 2009 - 10:24 am .- A California pastor and his wife have claimed that San Diego County officials asked intrusive religious questions and threatened them with fines because of a weekly Bible study in their home. The incident has prompted a national religious freedom organization to reiterate its willingness to assist anyone in a similar situation.

'Catholic sexual revolution' not proper response, Fr. Granados replies to Christopher West

May 30, 2009 - 01:14 am .- The debate over whether or not Christopher West accurately conveys John Paul II's Theology of the Body witnessed another addition on Friday as Fr. Jose Granados cautioned that modern society's sexual issues cannot be solved with a 'Catholic sexual revolution.'

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