Archive of January 30, 2012

New initiative launched against federal contraception rules

Jan 30, 2012 - 07:29 pm .- A new “Protect Our Conscience” campaign has been launched to help Catholic individuals, families, and parishes voice their opposition to the newly-confirmed federal contraception coverage mandate.

Lincoln bishop: prepare for 'suffering' under HHS mandate

Jan 30, 2012 - 06:14 pm .- Catholics may have to suffer for the integrity of their institutions, Bishop Fabian W. Bruskewitz of Lincoln, Nebraska announced in his response to the Obama administration's contraception mandate.

Pro-life supporters take a stand in Barcelona

Jan 30, 2012 - 06:07 pm .- Hundreds of pro-life supporters gathered in Barcelona, Spain on Jan. 25 to protest the abortion services offered at hospitals linked to the Catholic Church in the Spanish region of Catalonia.

Indy Catholic church plans to evangelize Super Bowl Village

Jan 30, 2012 - 05:09 pm .- Indianapolis’ St. John the Evangelist Church is located in the heart of the Super Bowl Village, and the historic Catholic church intends to open its doors to everyone.

Police desecrate Eucharist at prison chapel in Mexico

Jan 30, 2012 - 02:04 pm .- A group of police officers desecrated the Eucharist at a prison chapel in Saltillo, Mexico on Jan. 23 during an unannounced search for weapons.

Pope to place golden rose before patroness of Cuba

Jan 30, 2012 - 12:34 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI will place a golden rose before the statue of Our Lady of Charity, the patroness of Cuba, during his March 26-28 visit to the country.