Archive of April 28, 2012

Wikipedia founder praises John XXIII encyclical

Apr 28, 2012 - 04:16 pm .- Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has praised Pope John XXIII’s historic encyclical “Pacem in Terris” as “a great thing.”

Congressmen urge Supreme Court to review anti-prostitution pledge

Apr 28, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Twenty-four members of the U.S. House of Representatives called for the Supreme Court to hear a case on banning funds for groups that promote the legalization or practice of prostitution and sex trafficking.

Mass. bishop stands by college in Victoria Kennedy controversy

Apr 28, 2012 - 01:01 pm .- In response to a petition from supporters of Victoria Kennedy, Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Mass. reaffirmed his support for Anna Maria College’s withdrawal of its invitation for her to be commencement speaker.

BBC criticized for plans to broadcast live from abortion clinic

Apr 28, 2012 - 06:08 am .- The BBC has drawn criticism from pro-life groups over plans to broadcast a live radio program from an abortion clinic.