Archive of April 26, 2012

Vatican stresses fidelity to Church in evangelization of China

Apr 26, 2012 - 06:03 pm .- The evangelization of China hinges on fidelity to the Church and the Pope, says the 5th Commission for the Catholic Church in China hosted by the Vatican April 23-25.

Seven-year-old girl fulfills dream to hug Pope Benedict

Apr 26, 2012 - 04:01 pm .- A 7-year-old Italian girl got her wish granted after this week’s Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, when she was able to give a hug to “her friend” Pope Benedict XVI.

United States closing in on 'clerical World Cup' victory

Apr 26, 2012 - 10:53 am .- Rome's Pontifical North American College is only two wins away from capturing the clerical equivalent of soccer’s World Cup for the first time ever.

Author warns of anti-humanism's global effects

Apr 26, 2012 - 04:04 am .- The author of a new book outlined the global dangers of “anti-humanism,” a theory which holds that people are fundamentally bad because they destroy things and waste resources.

Rabbi knocks atheist's misuse of evolutionary theory

Apr 26, 2012 - 02:09 am .- An Orthodox rabbi criticized atheism masked as science, citing a prominent biologist who said scientists should undermine religion to advance popular acceptance of evolutionary theory.

Bishops join call for US to ban landmine use

Apr 26, 2012 - 12:03 am .- Representatives of more than 75 nongovernmental organizations have called on the United States to join a treaty banning the use of antipersonnel landmines.