Archive of August 9, 2012

Romney ad accuses Obama of 'war on religion'

Aug 9, 2012 - 01:50 pm .- The campaign of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has released an ad accusing President Obama of declaring “war on religion” by supporting the controversial HHS mandate.

Peruvian cardinal reflects on struggle of 1997 hostage crisis

Aug 9, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- During the presentation of a new book on his experiences during the 1997 hostage crisis at the Japanese embassy in Lima, Cardinal Juan Cipriani recalled the days as “very difficult.”

LCWR's evolutionary leadership will help determine future, keynote speaker says

Aug 9, 2012 - 11:20 am .- The keynote speaker at the annual Leadership Conference of Women Religious assembly assured the sisters that their qualities of “evolutionary leadership” will serve them well in their future decisions.

Obama reaffirms support for HHS mandate, downplays controversy

Aug 9, 2012 - 04:00 am .- President Barack Obama reaffirmed his support for mandatory contraception coverage in a Wednesday campaign stop in Denver, drawing criticism from a lawyer representing a Colorado company fighting the mandate on religious freedom grounds.

Missouri 'Right to Pray' amendment passes with large majority

Aug 9, 2012 - 02:10 am .- A constitutional amendment protecting Missouri residents’ right to pray in public passed by large margins in the Aug. 8 election.

Thousands of viewers respond to pro-life TV ad's offer of help

Aug 9, 2012 - 12:03 am .- More than 2,400 viewers responded to an advertisement offering help to women in crisis pregnancies, which aired over 50 times on Black Entertainment Television during summer 2012.