Archive of June 7, 2012

Pope says Vatican II did not reject Eucharistic adoration or processions

Jun 7, 2012 - 05:35 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI says the Second Vatican Council did not reject Eucharistic adoration outside of Mass, including the Corpus Christi procession that he led this evening in Rome.

Baja California legislature fails to protect religious liberty, bishops state

Jun 7, 2012 - 04:31 pm .- The bishops of the Mexican state of Baja California say they are disappointed that the state legislature failed to ratify a constitutional amendment that would have better protected religious liberty.

Bangladeshi author decries female 'gendercide' in the East

Jun 7, 2012 - 01:49 pm .- A new novel by a businesswoman and author from Bangladesh is highlighting the ongoing tragedy of female “gendercide” in many Eastern cultures.

Catholic schools will follow Ontario's gay-straight club requirement

Jun 7, 2012 - 04:10 am .- Catholic schools in the province of Ontario will abide by a law requiring them to allow “Gay-Straight Alliance” clubs, despite concerns about the loss of religious freedom.

Democrats leave party over marriage, religious freedom concerns

Jun 7, 2012 - 03:26 am .- A wave of local and state Democrats throughout the U.S. are leaving the party due to controversy over its leaders’ support for “gay marriage,” as well as concerns about religious freedom and the defense of the unborn.

Archbishop Wenski exhorts new Florida bishop to give hope

Jun 7, 2012 - 12:04 am .- As Bishop Gregory L. Parkes was ordained a bishop and installed as head of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee on June 5, he was encouraged to give hope to those who lack it.