Archive of February 28, 2011

Chile: Legalizing abortion does not reduce maternal mortality

Feb 28, 2011 - 03:49 pm .- Chile, a country that does not allow abortion, recently received the International Protect Life Award for being the country with the lowest maternal mortality rate in Latin America.

As Catholics flee Libya, Church responds with prayer, charitable works

Feb 28, 2011 - 03:31 pm .- The Catholic Church in Libya is being “purified once again” as its members are forced to evacuate the country amid violent protests, said a Tripoli priest.

Cardinal Mahony retires, passes leadership in LA to Archbishop Gomez

Feb 28, 2011 - 02:21 pm .- With the retirement of Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez has taken over leadership of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest in the United States.

Colombian bishops stress protection of adopted children

Feb 28, 2011 - 02:04 pm .- The Bishops’ Conference of Colombia is calling on the country’s Constitutional Court to reject arguments in favor of the adoption of children by same-sex couples.

Pope tells Vatican academy that abortion ‘resolves nothing’

Feb 28, 2011 - 12:59 pm .- Abortion “resolves nothing,” Pope Benedict XVI the Pontifical Academy for Life Feb. 26.

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