Archive of December 4, 2012

Lila Rose spreading her US pro-life work to Europe

Dec 4, 2012 - 06:08 pm .- A young pro-life American activist is expanding her work overseas after speaking at her first international conference in France.

CNA journalist in Peru loses battle with illness

Dec 4, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Catholic journalist Maria del Rosario Loyola Hilario, one of the most beloved members of CNA's sister news agency ACI-Prensa in Lima, died on Dec. 1 from complications after surgery.

Evangelization, societal challenges will be focus of Americas summit

Dec 4, 2012 - 01:15 pm .- Church leaders from North, Central and South America are meeting in Rome to discuss the New Evangelization across the region and discover how the Church can respond to shared societal problems.

After decades-long ban, Christmas holds new meaning for Cuba

Dec 4, 2012 - 12:07 pm .- Local Catholics say that the reinstatement of Christmas as a national holiday in 1997 after decades of being outlawed has brought enormous good “to the life of the nation,” but that its deeper meaning still needs to be understood.

Chinese pro-life activist calls for reform, international attention

Dec 4, 2012 - 10:15 am .- The deteriorating human rights situation in China should inspire action on the part of the Chinese government and people, as well as the international community, said pro-life advocate Chen Guangcheng.

Archbishop Tobin asks Catholics to evangelize with passion

Dec 4, 2012 - 04:27 am .- Archbishop Joseph William Tobin was installed as the sixth Archbishop of Indianapolis on Monday, calling on Catholics to live the Gospel as a personal encounter with Jesus.

Eritrea's forced military service drains Church manpower

Dec 4, 2012 - 12:25 am .- The Eritrean government’s practice of forced military conscription means that seminarians and other church workers are being forced into the army, causing a personnel shortage for the Catholic Church.