Archive of December 13, 2010 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of December 13, 2010

Cuban dissidents detained for promoting human rights

Dec 13, 2010 - 05:51 pm .- The coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, has denounced the Cuban government for detaining two dissidents late last week.

Vatican and its observers find little to react to in WikiLeaks cables

Dec 13, 2010 - 04:34 pm .- Vatican officials are reacting “serenely” to the latest dump of cables in the ongoing WikiLeaks disclosure. That according to Giovanni Maria Vian, director of the semi-official Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano.

Mexican cardinal highlights St. Juan Diego's humility

Dec 13, 2010 - 03:54 pm .- The Archbishop of Mexico City recalled in a recent homily that St. Juan Diego witnessed the apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe because of his “humble heart.”

Report finds rising discrimination against Christians in Europe

Dec 13, 2010 - 03:04 pm .- In February, patients in the surgery unit of a public hospital in Bad Soden, Germany, watched as hospital workers moved methodically through the unit taking down 12 crucifixes that hung on the walls of the Protestant-run institution. The workers then threw the crosses into trash bags.

The family is a masterpiece of the Creator, teaches Argentinean bishop

Dec 13, 2010 - 02:04 pm .- Auxiliary Bishop Sergio Buenanueva of Mendoza, Argentina explained that the family – founded upon the marriage between one man and one woman – is a “masterpiece of the Creator.” 

Connecticut couple spearheads Uganda water effort

Dec 13, 2010 - 01:19 pm .- When Jane Holler and her husband, Daniel Marecki, first visited Africa in 1997, their five-star tented camps were so luxurious "that we had no idea about the poverty that was all around us," she said.