Archive of November 26, 2012

Nigerian cardinal condemns bombing of Protestant church

Nov 26, 2012 - 06:03 pm .- The newest cardinal from Nigeria has condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a Protestant church at a local military base, lamenting the lack of security in the country.

Vatican helps launch new interreligious dialogue center

Nov 26, 2012 - 04:55 pm .- The Holy See is a founding observer of a new international organization for religious dialogue, which opened Nov. 26 in Vienna, Austria.

Catholics for a Free Choice spends millions in Latin American abortion support

Nov 26, 2012 - 04:06 pm .- The abortion advocacy group Catholics For a Free Choice has invested more than $13 million over the last decade in pushing the legalization of abortion in Latin America.

Court ordered to hear Christian college's health care challenge

Nov 26, 2012 - 03:48 pm .- The Supreme Court has ordered a federal court of appeals to consider a Christian college's claim that its religious freedom is threatened by forced funding of abortion under the health care reform law.

Bishops say Colombians unaware of truth behind euthanasia law

Nov 26, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- The Bishops' Conference of Colombia has rejected a proposed law on euthanasia and assisted suicide currently being debated and said the country “has not been told the truth” about the measure.

New cardinals excited, honored at elevation by Pope

Nov 26, 2012 - 11:51 am .- The six new cardinals from various parts of the globe shared their excitement after making their vows to Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Basilica.