Archive of August 3, 2011

Church and Justice Department bring lawsuits over Ala. immigration measure

Aug 3, 2011 - 08:17 pm .- The Catholic Church and the Department of Justice have filed lawsuits to stop the enforcement of Alabama's new immigration law, which Governor Robert Bentley calls the “strongest” in the nation.

Knights recognize extraordinary Catholic families

Aug 3, 2011 - 06:03 pm .- The Knights of Columbus awarded top honors to three Catholic families who have shown exceptional service to their surrounding communities.

Meet the longest-standing member of Opus Dei – Father Valenciano

Aug 3, 2011 - 03:47 pm .- He may be nearly 89 years old, but Father Fernando Valenciano can still recall with crystal clarity the day over seven decades ago when his life changed forever. 

Holiness is possible when we walk with the Church, Spanish bishop says

Aug 3, 2011 - 02:11 pm .- Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastian, Spain recently explained that man can only achieve holiness in communion with the tradition of the Catholic Church.

Religion 'purifies' politics, Cardinal Burke says

Aug 3, 2011 - 12:22 pm .- Cardinal Raymond Burke, head of the Vatican's highest court, said on Aug. 2 that without religion in society, political leaders run the risk violating the fundamental human rights of citizens.

Pope recommends Bible for vacation reading

Aug 3, 2011 - 09:41 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has urged Catholics to read the Bible while on vacation, particularly the lesser known books of sacred scripture.

Democrat's 'defamation' lawsuit against pro-life group will go forward

Aug 3, 2011 - 06:08 am .- Former Ohio Democratic Representative Steve Driehaus' lawsuit against the Susan B. Anthony list will go forward, after a judge held on Aug. 1 that a statement about his alleged vote “for taxpayer-funded abortion” was not protected speech.

Official responds to World Youth Day critics

Aug 3, 2011 - 12:42 am .- The executive director of World Youth Day Madrid 2011, Yago de la Cierva, recently stated that “nobody should be bothered” by a group of young people gathering for a festival and paying for it out of their own pockets.

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