Archive of March 5, 2011

Opponent of China's one-child policy resentenced as officials worry about revolution

Mar 5, 2011 - 06:20 pm .- A Chinese woman who protested the country's strict one-child policy was re-arrested and taken to an unknown labor camp after she was initially released from a different facility one day earlier on medical parole.

Bl. Junipero Serra sainthood cause just one miracle away

Mar 5, 2011 - 01:05 pm .- It’s going to take a miracle for Blessed Father Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions, to become a saint.

Christian couple warned not to appeal decision barring them from foster care

Mar 5, 2011 - 12:29 pm .- After being advised that they had almost no chance of winning their case, a Christian couple in England has decided not to appeal a decision that barred them from becoming foster parents due to their disapproval of homosexual lifestyles.

Despite Christians being murdered, Church chooses dialogue over barbarity

Mar 5, 2011 - 12:23 pm .- In light of the murders of two high profile Catholics leaders who strongly believed in inter-religious dialogue, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran is emphasizing the value of communication for peaceful coexistence.

After appeal by faith leaders, House Speaker agrees to defend Marriage Act

Mar 5, 2011 - 07:17 am .- Speaker of the House John Boehner agreed March 4 to legally defend the Defense of Marriage Act, after the Obama administration refused to do so. Boehner’s decision came after Catholic and other interfaith leaders urged his involvement.

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