Archive of September 4, 2012

Mexican bishops call for end to presidential election feud

Sep 4, 2012 - 06:23 pm .- The Bishops of Mexico have urged the country’s political parties to accept a court decision upholding the results of the July 1 presidential election, won by the candidate Enrique Pena Nieto.

Planned Parenthood rally speakers frame pro-life views as anti-woman

Sep 4, 2012 - 05:32 pm .- Supporters of Planned Parenthood argued at a Sept. 4 rally that pro-life views amount to the belief that women are inferior and should not have certain rights.

World Youth Day organizers report widespread interest

Sep 4, 2012 - 04:37 pm .- According to World Youth Day Rio organizers, less than 24 hours after registration for the event opened, some 220 groups from all parts of the globe have begun the process.

Upholding ethical truths is not intolerance, Pope states

Sep 4, 2012 - 02:12 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI told a group of his former students that Christians should not be scared to uphold ethical truths despite the fear of being branded “intolerant.”

Father Groeschel steps down from EWTN show

Sep 4, 2012 - 10:42 am .- Franciscan friar Father Benedict Groeschel has stepped down as host of EWTN’s Sunday Night Prime television show following his apology for making comments about the sexual abuse of minors.

Pope pays tribute to Cardinal Martini as a tireless servant

Sep 4, 2012 - 10:09 am .- Pope Benedict XVI paid tribute to Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, who was buried Sept. 3 in Milan, the northern Italian city where he served as archbishop for over two decades.