Archive of July 30, 2012

Vatican daily slams 'confused' Gates Foundation policies

Jul 30, 2012 - 08:31 pm .- Vatican daily L’Osservatore Romano has published an article sharply criticizing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for securing $4.6 billion dollars over the next eight years to promote contraceptives, starting in Africa.

Pakistan Church says Asia Bibi must be defended cautiously

Jul 30, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- The Church in Pakistan said that all of the efforts to prevent the execution of Catholic mother Asia Bibi requires prudence on the part of her defenders.

Law reuniting immigrant families gains support from US bishops

Jul 30, 2012 - 03:45 pm .- The U.S. bishops have joined more than 130 organizations urging legislation to help reunite children who have been separated from family members due to immigration measures against their parents.

Spanish pro-life group says fetal handicap law should eliminate abortion

Jul 30, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- The spokeswoman for Spain's Right to Life group has urged the country to recognize that a proposal to outlaw abortion in cases of fetal handicaps shows that the procedure should be “completely” abolished.

Perpetual Eucharistic adoration begins at the Olympics

Jul 30, 2012 - 11:31 am .- Today marked the launch of a major Olympic event that you won’t find in the official Games brochure, 24-hour Eucharistic adoration.