Archive of July 2, 2012

Thousands flock to Kansas religious freedom rally

Jul 2, 2012 - 05:06 pm .- Several thousand people rallied outside the Kansas Statehouse on June 29, where Catholic bishops, Gov. Sam Brownback and others addressed threats to religious freedom posed by the federal contraception mandate.

Minn. Catholic school drops teacher over 'gay marriage' support

Jul 2, 2012 - 03:32 pm .- A Catholic school in Moorhead, Minn. has declined to offer a contract to a longtime teacher after learning she supports same-sex “marriage,” drawing media attention ahead of the November vote on the state’s marriage amendment.

Catholic media production network re-launches website

Jul 2, 2012 - 01:52 pm .- The Catholic Radio and Television Network has re-launched its website to help present Catholic programming and highlight special liturgical or news events.

Pope names German bishop as new head of doctrinal office

Jul 2, 2012 - 10:50 am .- Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Muller of Regensburg, Germany as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and leader of three other important commissions.