Archive of May 14, 2012

Ariz. governor praised for signing religious freedom bill

May 14, 2012 - 06:07 pm .- Governor Jan Brewer drew praise for signing a measure into law that allows employers in Arizona to opt out of contraception and abortifacient coverage.

Lawyer says Pontifical University can't control who represents Church

May 14, 2012 - 04:01 pm .- The attorney for the Archdiocese of Lima, Natale Amprimo, said Peru's Pontifical Catholic University has no right to tell the Vatican it must replace Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani as the negotiator between the Church hierarchy and university officials, as rector Marcial Rubio is requesting.

US clinches World Cup for seminarians

May 14, 2012 - 01:16 pm .- Seminarians from the Pontifical North American College in Rome have won the clerical equivalent of soccer’s World Cup for the first time ever.

Leaked SSPX letters reveal internal discord over Vatican negotiations

May 14, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Recently leaked documents reveal the correspondence between four bishops of the Society of St. Pius X, which show disagreement over reconciliation efforts with the Vatican.

New bishop appointed to lead troubled Toowoomba diocese

May 14, 2012 - 11:21 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has named Monsignor Robert McGuckin to lead the Diocese of Toowoomba, Australia – one year after the previous bishop was removed for dissenting from Catholic teaching and practice.