Archive of March 24, 2011

Pope’s new book debuts on NY Times Bestseller list

Mar 24, 2011 - 07:28 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI’s second volume on the life of Jesus Christ debuted in the number 10 slot on the March 27 New York Times Bestseller List in the hardcover nonfiction category.

Faith and science support defense of the unborn, states Argentinean archbishop

Mar 24, 2011 - 04:09 pm .- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina recently explained that the defense of the unborn is supported by both science and the faith.

Fighting in Ivory Coast could drag country into civil war

Mar 24, 2011 - 03:39 pm .- Reports from Ivory Coast indicate that the embattled West African nation is on the brink of civil war, with outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo recruiting thousands of young people to fight on his behalf against domestic and international backers of his rival, president-elect Alassane Ouattara.

Peru court upholds presence of crucifix in public places

Mar 24, 2011 - 12:54 pm .- The Constitutional Court of Peru ruled that the Bible and the crucifix do not violate the secular nature of the the country.

Electrician sparks life commitment by turning down abortion clinic job

Mar 24, 2011 - 09:34 am .- A sign in the bathroom of Tim and Nicole Roach’s home in Fari­bault, Minn. reads, “Gratitude, Always Re­member to Count Your Bles­sings.”

Controversial book on salvation has Catholics and evangelicals asking for clarity

Mar 24, 2011 - 06:22 am .- “Love Wins,” a new book by prominent evangelical pastor Rob Bell, was creating controversy weeks before it was released on March 15, for its non-traditional proposals about eternal salvation and God's judgment. Now, Catholic and evangelical voices are calling for clarity in discussing the issues it raises.

Latino Catholic association opens new Washington, DC chapter

Mar 24, 2011 - 02:49 am .- The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders opened its newest chapter in Washington, D.C. on March 23, with a ceremony at the Vatican's embassy to the United States.

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