Archive of July 21, 2011

Vatican bank president: Bigger families are solution to economic crisis

Jul 21, 2011 - 07:03 pm .- President of the Vatican bank Ettore Gotti Tedeschi said July 21 that the best solution to the current economic crisis is for families to have more children.

Google recalls Catholic priest who was father of modern genetics

Jul 21, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- Internet giant Google paid homage to Austrian priest and biologist Father Gregor Mendel, considered the father of modern genetics.

Mother of six priests and four religious sisters mourned in India

Jul 21, 2011 - 04:36 pm .- Elizabeth Anikuzhikattil, a Catholic mother whose 15 children included five priests, a bishop, and four religious sisters, died at the age of 94 on July 14.

World Youth Day cross arrives at Madrid cathedral

Jul 21, 2011 - 02:06 pm .- The World Youth Day cross and icon are now on display in the Cathedral of Madrid.

Archbishop Chaput: leaving Denver will be 'very difficult'

Jul 21, 2011 - 12:26 pm .- Archbishop Charles Chaput said on July 20 that he was “very grateful” for his time in Denver, and that it would be “very difficult” for him to leave the city for his new post in Philadelphia.

Step forward to defend DOMA from repeal, bishops' official urges

Jul 21, 2011 - 06:07 am .- Following President Barack Obama’s backing of a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), an official with the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference says Catholics and others cannot take the legislation for granted but should be prepared to defend it.

Alleged Catholic kidnap victim decides to stay with Muslim husband

Jul 21, 2011 - 02:21 am .- Farah Hatim, a Catholic Pakistani woman allegedly kidnapped and forced to marry a Muslim man and convert to Islam, has decided to stay with her Muslim husband in a tearful court appearance.

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