Archive of February 5, 2012

Analyst: Obama could lose Catholic vote over HHS mandate

Feb 5, 2012 - 05:33 pm .- The growing Catholic outcry against a recent health insurance mandate could threaten President Obama’s support “among a key group of swing voters that was critical to his victory in 2008,” political writer George Condon says

God's love overcomes the misery of illness, Pope teaches

Feb 5, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Faith in the love of Jesus Christ can overcome the suffering oflong-term illness, Pope Benedict XVI said in his Sunday Angelus address on Feb. 5.

Church celebrates 16th century Martyrs of Nagasaki on Feb. 6

Feb 5, 2012 - 08:03 am .- On Feb. 6, the Catholic Church honors the 26 Martyrs of Nagasaki, a group of native Japanese Catholics and foreign missionaries who suffered death for their faith in the year 1597.