Archive of June 4, 2012

Catholic leaders see hopeful future for Haiti

Jun 4, 2012 - 06:02 pm .- Despite numerous obstacles in rebuilding in Haiti after 2010's devastating earthquake, speakers at a recent conference voiced confidence in the nation’s future and encouraged continued generosity.

Gay activist allegedly sues Colombian bishop for defending marriage

Jun 4, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- Bishop Juan Vicente Cordoba, secretary for the Colombian bishops' conference, has allegedly been sued by columnist and gay activist Felipe Zuleta over his support of marriage as between one man and one woman.

Legal expert counters claim that mandate is not religious persecution

Jun 4, 2012 - 03:58 pm .- In response to assertions by Professor Stephen Schneck that the federal contraception mandate is not a form of religious persecution, lawyer Hannah Smith is warning that it shows a dangerous disregard for the First Amendment’s protections of religious freedom

Cardinal says social conflicts can only be solved with truth, order

Jun 4, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima has reiterated the Church’s call to peace and said social conflicts can only be resolved when there is order and adherence to the truth.

Vatican rules sister’s sexual ethics book is not Catholic

Jun 4, 2012 - 09:49 am .- The Vatican has declared that a book on sexual morality written by a controversial American sister runs so contrary to Church teaching that it cannot be considered Catholic.