Archive of March 14, 2011

World's largest bronze stations of the cross line street in Rome

Mar 14, 2011 - 06:44 pm .- Anyone making their way along Rome's Via della Conciliazione toward St. Peter's Basilica this Lent will be greeted by the world’s largest bronze representation of the stations of the cross.

Family expert accuses Spain of turning society against human life

Mar 14, 2011 - 03:55 pm .- The president of the Institute for Family Policy in Spain, Eduardo Hertfelder, recently accused the Spanish government of working to transform society and turn it against man, human life and the family.

Caritas Japan working to rebuild lives of disaster victims

Mar 14, 2011 - 03:04 pm .- The Catholic relief agency Caritas Japan has begun working to help untold numbers of people rebuild their lives, amid the devastation and continuing effects of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Cuban dissidents indignant over government support for Gaddaffi

Mar 14, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- The coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswald Paya, stated March 8 that Cubans are furious with the communist government's justification of  Muammar Gaddaffi’s crackdown on the people of Libya. Paya emphasized that those in Libya “have the right to stand up and demand a better life.”

Vatican creates online presence for John Paul II as beatification nears

Mar 14, 2011 - 11:45 am .- With the help of Facebook and YouTube users, the Vatican hopes to create a broad audience for material on the life and teachings of the soon-to-be beatified Pope John Paul II.

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