Archive of June 23, 2012

Vatican calls for AIDS medicine to be free

Jun 23, 2012 - 05:09 pm .- At the 8th International AIDS Conference in Rome, the Vatican urged that medicines used to treat afflicted patients in Africa be provided free of charge.

The aftereffects of bullying can last a lifetime

Jun 23, 2012 - 01:00 pm .- We’ve had a spate of teen suicides in my hometown recently, and like everyone else, I am worried about it, saddened for those who are gone and saddened for those who remain to somehow find the grace to pick up the pieces.  

Supreme Knight says Catholic social teaching transcends partisan gap

Jun 23, 2012 - 12:52 pm .- In a new column, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus says that Catholics can rise above political divides by committing to and living out the Church's teaching on social issues.

International community rejects abortion language at UN conference

Jun 23, 2012 - 07:04 am .- Countries worldwide joined together to prevent language supporting abortion and population control from being included in an international document produced at a recent U.N. gathering.