Archive of November 29, 2012

Colombia overwhelmingly re-elects pro-life official

Nov 29, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- With 80 out 99 possible votes, the Colombian senate re-elected Attorney General Alejandro Ordonez on Nov. 27 to a new four-year term.

Fixing economic crisis requires financial and moral truth, priest says

Nov 29, 2012 - 01:33 pm .- The solution to the ongoing economic troubles is to adopt a worldview that combines both economic and moral truths, Father Robert Sirico said as he presented his new book.

Artist praises family as he receives Vatican award

Nov 29, 2012 - 12:05 pm .- Artist David Lopez Ribes noted the importance of his wife and children in his life as he received the award in the category of painting from the Pontifical Academies at the Vatican.

Missouri business granted injunction against HHS mandate

Nov 29, 2012 - 11:34 am .- A federal appeals court on Nov. 28 granted a Catholic business owner in Missouri an injunction against the Department of Health and Human Services mandate that he says violates his religious freedom by forcing him to provide insurance coverage for morally objectionable drugs and procedures.

Advent calendar to promote work of Bethlehem hospital

Nov 29, 2012 - 04:19 am .- Supporters of Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem will launch an internet Advent calendar to help the world learn more about the patients and staff at the maternity hospital located only 500 yards from what is traditionally considered the birthplace of Jesus.

Irish pro-life group insists abortion on demand is likely

Nov 29, 2012 - 02:20 am .- An Irish pro-life group has reiterated its opposition to proposed new regulations or laws on abortion, warning that these would effectively allow “abortion on demand.”

GQ magazine names pro-life activist 'Rebel of the Year'

Nov 29, 2012 - 12:04 am .- A secular men's magazine has praised Chinese anti-abortion advocate Chen Guangcheng in its December 2012 issue, placing him on the list of “Man of the Year.”