Archive of April 9, 2012

Cardinal, former Syrian Patriarch, dies in Rome

Apr 9, 2012 - 05:12 pm .- Cardinal Ignace Moussa Daoud, the former patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church, died in Rome on April 7, the morning of Holy Saturday.

Catholics urged to imitate St. Thomas More in contraception battle

Apr 9, 2012 - 04:15 pm .- Catholics should follow the example of St. Thomas More in their current conflict with the Obama administration, said Fr. Paul D. Scalia, son of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Live your faith in the marketplace, cardinal tells business leaders

Apr 9, 2012 - 12:20 pm .- Christians should integrate their faith with their work in the private sector, the head of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace told business leaders as he launched a new teaching document.

Over 40 Cuban dissidents arrested in new wave of repression

Apr 9, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- The Cuban Commission on Human Rights reported that 43 dissidents have been detained by the Communist government in a new wave of repression launched on April 2 in the city of Santiago.