Archive of February 12, 2011

Going home after 20 years, Cleveland missionary honored as ‘Noble Friend of El Salvador’

Feb 12, 2011 - 05:59 pm .- One day in the port city of La Libertad, on the southern coast of El Salvador, a young boy who was preparing for his first Communion asked Msgr. Richard Antall if killing birds with a slingshot was a mortal sin.

New delegate to Kosovo does not change Holy See’s position, nuncio tells Serbia

Feb 12, 2011 - 03:09 pm .- Although the Holy See has appointed a delegate to help Catholics in Kosovo, it does not recognize the region as an independent state, the Vatican's top diplomat to Serbia has confirmed.

Illinois school rolls back tuition, urges families to try Catholic education

Feb 12, 2011 - 01:09 pm .- News today about the economy usually includes the word “increase.” However, in a bold move to boost enrollment and keep a high quality west-side Catholic School viable, St. Bernadette pastor Father Kenneth Stachyra and school principal Elizabeth Heitkamp are using the words “decrease” and “roll-back.”

Race car driver receives Pope John Paul II relics after horrific crash

Feb 12, 2011 - 11:51 am .- After Polish Formula One driver Robert Kubica survived a major crash last week, he requested relics of Pope John Paul II and received them from the present Archbishop of Krakow.

Pro-life group's video stings spark ethical debate

Feb 12, 2011 - 07:15 am .- The pro-life group Live Action has an indisputably Christian goal in mind, as it aims to defund and expose Planned Parenthood. But the group's use of “sting” operations, in which abortion clinic workers are caught agreeing to break the law, is causing controversy among leading moral theologians in the U.S.

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