Archive of April 8, 2011

Catholics cannot vote for pro-abortion candidates, states archbishop

Apr 8, 2011 - 06:08 pm .- Archbishop Javier del Rio of Arequipa, Peru recently stated that Catholics cannot vote for presidential candidates who support abortion.

SBA List says budget fight about population control, not women's health

Apr 8, 2011 - 06:02 pm .- The president of the Susan B. Anthony List has rejected House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's description of the effort to defund Planned Parenthood as a “war on women,” saying it is really a fight over whether the U.S. government funds an organization dedicated to population control.

Brazilian archbishop laments school shooting

Apr 8, 2011 - 01:49 pm .- Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil expressed deep sadness over the worst school shooting in the country’s history.

Vatican seeks greater interaction with bloggers in first-ever meeting

Apr 8, 2011 - 01:15 pm .- The Vatican is inviting Internet bloggers to Rome next month for an unprecedented meeting to foster “informal exchange and contact.”

Vatican: JP II beatification process marked by professionalism, accuracy

Apr 8, 2011 - 12:14 pm .- A powerful sense of the late Pope John Paul II's holiness – and not popular pressure – has driven his beatification cause forward so swiftly, according to the Vatican’s top saint-making official.

Movie explores faith in Cristero War against forced secularism

Apr 8, 2011 - 06:16 am .- The director of the upcoming movie “Cristiada” describes his film about the armed resistance against the attempt to secularize Mexico by force in the 1920s as an inspiring tale of faith and religious freedom.

Catholic bishops release prayer for Royal Wedding

Apr 8, 2011 - 02:28 am .- As excitement builds over the upcoming marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have issued a prayer in honor of the couple.

California priest takes break from TV ministry after news of past affair

Apr 8, 2011 - 01:15 am .- Founder of global Wordnet TV network Fr. Michael Manning is taking a leave of absence from his public ministry after news recently broke of a past affair that ended over two years ago.

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