Archive of November 21, 2012

Assault of pro-life advocate leads to arrest of alleged serial rapist

Nov 21, 2012 - 04:49 pm .- The arrest of a prominent Denver realtor who allegedly assaulted a senior citizen collecting signatures for a pro-life petition has lead to new developments in three unsolved rape cases.

Spanish group calls for bolstering of disabled children's rights

Nov 21, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- On Universal Children's Day marked worldwide on Nov. 20, the organization Down Spain called for increased protection of the rights of children with Down's Syndrome.

Pope: Faith is reasonable, leads to joyful life

Nov 21, 2012 - 12:38 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI continued his series of teachings on faith by examining how it is “reasonable and not in conflict with science.”

French president to support 'gay marriage' conscience rights

Nov 21, 2012 - 12:02 pm .- French President Francois Hollande said that his proposal to legalize “gay marriage” in the country would include a conscience protections for officials who want to opt out of presiding over ceremonies.

In Ireland abortion case, pro-lifers warn against snap judgments

Nov 21, 2012 - 11:41 am .- Following the death of a pregnant women in Ireland who was denied an abortion, pro-life voices are advising careful examination of the circumstances rather than abortion advocacy.

Pope warns Gaza conflict could spread in Middle East

Nov 21, 2012 - 11:02 am .- Pope Benedict XVI is warning violence could spread through the region, after Israel continued bombing Gaza and a suicide bomb rocked Tel Aviv.

Kansas school upholds Catholic identity, fosters vocations

Nov 21, 2012 - 04:03 am .- St. John's Catholic School in Beloit, Kan. is striving to revitalize Catholic culture by promoting openness to priestly and religious vocations among its students.

New March for Life president plans increased youth appeal

Nov 21, 2012 - 02:35 am .- After being named the president of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund, Jeanne F. Monahan says she plans to increase the annual pro-life march's appeal to young people.

Catholic political activist looks at how much tone matters

Nov 21, 2012 - 12:27 am .- Catholic political activist Deal Hudson says the results of the 2012 elections have caused him to reflect on the tensions between evangelism and politics and the need for Christians to show patience, good humor and God’s love amid “political rancor.”