Archive of June 28, 2012

US bishops urge Congress to 'fix' problems in health care law

Jun 28, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has renewed its call for Congress to correct problems within the 2010 health care law, now that the legislation has been upheld by the nation’s highest court.

Court ruling allows religious freedom lawsuits to proceed with hope

Jun 28, 2012 - 02:07 pm .- In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the 2010 health care law, a leading religious freedom law firm has new confidence in the future of its lawsuits against the federal contraception mandate.

Archbishop urges honesty among Argentina's leaders

Jun 28, 2012 - 12:08 pm .- Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina warned that society is gravely harmed when those in positions of authority engage in lying.

Supreme Court upholds health care law, individual mandate

Jun 28, 2012 - 09:03 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, drawing cries of disappointment and concern from pro-life and religious freedom advocates nationwide.

Catholic Voices equips laity to speak up in public debate

Jun 28, 2012 - 04:03 am .- Amid misrepresentations in the media and public square, a newly-formed U.S. lay Catholic group is working to communicate the Church's message in a way that is clear, positive and captivating.

Father of forcibly aborted Chinese baby reported missing

Jun 28, 2012 - 01:01 am .- The father of a Chinese baby that was forcibly aborted has reportedly disappeared, while his wife is being held in the hospital and intimidated by the local government, family members say.