Archive of June 3, 2012

Calif. gay therapy restriction bill called intrusive, unscientific

Jun 3, 2012 - 05:30 pm .- California's senate has approved a bill restricting the therapeutic treatment of homosexuality in minors. Critics say the measure fails to respect scientific standards, as well as personal and family rights.

Sister overcame shyness in pursuit of vocation

Jun 3, 2012 - 01:01 pm .- Sister Mary Thomasina John, PCJ, said that although she had wanted to enter the religious life for years, she didn’t do so until she was 25 years old.

Pope: The married family can change the world

Jun 3, 2012 - 08:25 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has told the 7th World Meeting of Families in Milan that the family based upon marriage can revolutionize modern society for the better.

Syrian Church Father St. Ephrem honored June 9

Jun 3, 2012 - 07:12 am .- On June 9, the Roman Catholic Church honors Saint Ephrem of Syria, a deacon, hermit, and Doctor of the Church who made important contributions to the spirituality and theology of the Christian East during the fourth century.

Pope reveals next World Meeting of Families is in Philadelphia

Jun 3, 2012 - 05:33 am .- Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning at the closing Mass of the seventh World Meeting of Families that the next gathering will be held in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.