Archive of October 10, 2011

Egyptian church mourns riot deaths, blames 'infiltrators' for violence

Oct 10, 2011 - 06:41 pm .- Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church has declared three days of fasting and mourning after a demonstration turned violent and led to at least 24 deaths. The church says anti-Christian infiltrators are responsible.

Author laments criticism women face for becoming nuns

Oct 10, 2011 - 06:10 pm .- Spanish author Jesus Garcia said that although women in modern society can aspire to any number of careers, being a nun is considered “taboo,” even in some Christian families.

Women's Affairs minister in Peru slammed for promoting abortion

Oct 10, 2011 - 04:45 pm .- Despite a Peruvian official denying her support for abortion, pro-life critics have reacted strongly to her endorsing pro-abortion individuals and policies during her tenure in office.

Ecuadoran bishops grieved by Iranian pastor's death sentence

Oct 10, 2011 - 04:29 pm .- The Bishops’ Conference of Ecuador expressed its sadness over the situation facing evangelical pastor Yousef Nadarkhani in Iran, who converted from Islam and has been sentenced to death.

Zenit’s editors quit over Legion decision

Oct 10, 2011 - 10:24 am .- Zenit news service’s six editors resigned their positions Oct. 7, citing their disagreement with the Legionaries of Christ’s plans to increase the outlet's ties to the order.

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