Archive of September 26, 2011

Catholics fight contraception mandate as deadline looms

Sep 26, 2011 - 07:16 pm .- Catholics across the U.S. are mobilizing against a proposed Health and Human Services mandate that requires health insurance to cover contraception and provides a narrow exemption for religious groups.

New alliance supports those threatened for defending marriage

Sep 26, 2011 - 05:40 pm .- The National Organization for Marriage announced Sept. 23 that it is launching the Marriage Anti-Defamation Alliance, a new project to defend the freedom to express one’s belief that marriage should be the union of a man and woman without fear of harassment or punishment.

Researcher sees threat of ‘global aging’ in latest data

Sep 26, 2011 - 04:36 pm .- The phenomenon of “global aging” poses serious problems for the world if nothing is done to promote and protect strong families, according to an analysis of the latest U.N. population data.

Panama archbishop speaks out against death penalty

Sep 26, 2011 - 01:53 pm .- Archbishop Jose Domingo Ulloa of Panama City recently denounced a proposal to legalize the death penalty in the country.

Martyred nuns beatified in Bosnia

Sep 26, 2011 - 12:29 pm .- The prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato, presided at the beatification of five Bosnian nuns who were kidnapped and later killed in December 1941.

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