Archive of August 23, 2011

Biden accused of 'selling out' Chinese with one-child remarks

Aug 23, 2011 - 06:04 pm .- A leading human rights advocate in the U.S. House of Representatives says Vice President Joe Biden betrayed Chinese women and children by saying he “fully understood” the country's one-child policy and was not “second guessing” it.

World Youth Day nets $230 million for Madrid

Aug 23, 2011 - 01:58 pm .- Arturo Fernandez, the president of Madrid’s House of Commerce said Aug. 22 that hotels, transportation services and businesses in the Spanish capital took in nearly $230 million during World Youth Day.

Catholics caught in crossfire as Libyan violence continues

Aug 23, 2011 - 11:42 am .- As Libya's conflict rages on between rebel forces and troops loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, Catholics in the capital city of Tripoli are seeking protection. 

Catholic doctors’ group launches petition against contraception mandate

Aug 23, 2011 - 06:19 am .- The St. Gianna Physician’s Guild has launched an online petition asking the Obama administration to remove references to contraception and contraception counseling from its new health care guidelines and to provide a conscience clause to protect the religious freedom of Catholics.

Fertility monitoring software is natural family planning's 'new face'

Aug 23, 2011 - 02:19 am .- The developer of new fertility management software says it is becoming the “new face” for natural family planning. It can assist couples in conceiving or in avoiding pregnancy and help Catholics live their faith.

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