Archive of June 18, 2012

Beatification bid launched for historic Opus Dei member

Jun 18, 2012 - 06:12 pm .- The cause for the beatification of Dora del Hoyo, one of the first collaborators of the founder of Opus Dei, has been announced in Rome on June 18.

UK poll finds low support for 'gay marriage' legalization

Jun 18, 2012 - 04:09 pm .- A recent poll in the United Kingdom found that most gay, lesbian and transgendered people in the country do not support homosexual “marriage,” despite Prime Minister David Cameron’s intent to legalize it.

Photo sparks global outrage over China's one-child policy

Jun 18, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have used social networks to protest China's one-child policy after a photo surfaced of an unconscious mother lying next to her seven-month old aborted fetus.

Pope calls for continued renewal amid liturgical abuses

Jun 18, 2012 - 10:22 am .- At the conclusion of the 50th Eucharistic Congress in Ireland, Pope Benedict urged ongoing liturgical renewal – as outlined by the Second Vatican Council – amid current misunderstandings and abuses.