Archive of July 1, 2011

'Vigils for life' to be held in Spain

Jul 1, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- More than 100 “vigils for life” will be held in Spain to call for a reversal of the country’s abortion law.

Pope criticizes profits made by food price speculators

Jul 1, 2011 - 02:33 pm .- Pope Benedict issued strong words on Friday against financial speculators spiking food prices and pointed to family-run farms as a way to help stave off world hunger.

Nearly 10,000 Brazilians register for World Youth Day

Jul 1, 2011 - 02:02 pm .- The Archbishop of Sao Paulo announced June 26 that 10,000 Brazilians are registered to attend World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain.

God cannot become an object of 'human experimentation,' Pope teaches

Jul 1, 2011 - 12:02 pm .- Pope Benedict said on June 30 that although science has led to incredible advances in the modern age, it falls short in completely revealing the personhood of God. 

UK Christian advocate sees 'beginnings of tyranny' in Equality Commissioner's remarks

Jul 1, 2011 - 05:59 am .- The head of the U.K.'s Christian Legal Centre sees persecution of Christians in public life, looming behind controversial recent remarks by Equality and Human Rights Commissioner Trevor Phillips.

Christian leaders reach agreement on guidelines for evangelizing

Jul 1, 2011 - 05:35 am .- Leaders representing 90 percent of all Christians worldwide issued guidelines on acceptable missionary conduct based on the witness of Christ and the early Church.

Charleston bishop to ordain three priests

Jul 1, 2011 - 01:01 am .- Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of Charleston will ordain three priests on July 1 for a diocese where Catholics are a small minority.

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