Archive of February 27, 2012

Bioethicist welcomes Pope's call for ethical infertility treatments

Feb 27, 2012 - 04:43 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI’s call for more research into ethical treatments for infertility as an alternative to in vitro fertilization is being applauded by a leading Catholic bioethicist.

Cardinal Dolan joins letter against mandate 'accommodation'

Feb 27, 2012 - 04:25 pm .- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan joined more than 500 university presidents, academics and religious leaders in a letter denouncing President Obama's contraception mandate “accommodation.”

New book tells Asia Bibi's story from prison

Feb 27, 2012 - 04:05 pm .- A new book on Asia Bibi's imprisonment and death sentence in Pakistan includes an unpublished letter she wrote to her husband and children urging them to have faith in God.

Young people are the world's treasure, says 92-year-old bishop

Feb 27, 2012 - 12:20 pm .- A Colombian bishop who will turn 93 on March 9 told young people worldwide that they are the future and “the greatest treasure of the earth.”

Cardinal Burke points to Bl. John Paul II as model of saintly suffering

Feb 27, 2012 - 12:12 pm .- Cardinal Raymond L. Burke thinks that Blessed John Paul II's life and teachings are a model for how Christians should view suffering.