Archive of May 12, 2012

Vatican investigates abuse charges against Legion of Christ priests

May 12, 2012 - 04:42 pm .- Legion of Christ priests are under Vatican investigation for seven allegations of sexual abuse, with most of the allegations concerning decades-old incidents.

One year after fire, Calif. parish continues to rebuild

May 12, 2012 - 01:04 pm .- A year ago, Msgr. Tim Nichols, recovering in a wheelchair from a fall and serious knee injury, addressed still shell-shocked St. John Vianney parishioners — many of whom had watched their contemporary California mission-style church destroyed in an arson-set conflagration less than 24 hours earlier — at the Palm Sunday vigil Mass celebrated in the parish hall.

Civil unions bill aims to change perception of marriage, Denver bishop says

May 12, 2012 - 08:05 am .- Bishop James D. Conley of Denver says that the civil unions bill being debated in Colorado is an attempt by the government to redefine and change the public's perception of marriage.