Archive of September 10, 2012

New archbishop says Scotland's re-evangelization rooted in Christ

Sep 10, 2012 - 05:28 pm .- The new Archbishop of Glasgow used his inaugural homily to propose a vision for the re-evangelization of Scotland, which he said is rooted in a personal encounter with Jesus Christ.

Chilean archbishop tells addicts that recovery is possible

Sep 10, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- During a visit to the St. Joaquin Rehabilitation Center in Santiago, Chile, Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati told those struggling to break free from drug and alcohol addiction that rehabilitation is possible.

Pakistani teen released on bail in blasphemy case

Sep 10, 2012 - 01:33 pm .- A 14-year-old Christian girl with Down's syndrome who has been held on suspicion of burning pages of the Quran was released on bail Saturday, Sept. 8.

Iranian pastor freed after three years, acquitted of apostasy charges

Sep 10, 2012 - 12:42 pm .- Amid continued pressure from the international community, Christian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has been released from an Iranian prison after nearly three years of facing the threat of execution for his religion.

Christians, Muslims to hold vigil as Lebanon papal visit approaches

Sep 10, 2012 - 12:07 pm .- Christians and Muslims will come together for a prayer vigil on Sept. 12 to invoke the protection of God and the Virgin Mary over Pope Benedict XVI's upcoming visit to the country this week.

African American pastor says Democrats do not serve black interests

Sep 10, 2012 - 10:13 am .- As delegates at the Democratic National Convention celebrated the party's decision to reiterate its support for abortion and officially endorse “gay marriage,” an African American leader said that these policies harm the black community.