Archive of December 17, 2012

Domino's founder sues over contraception mandate

Dec 17, 2012 - 06:08 pm .- Tom Monaghan, the founder and former owner of Domino's Pizza, is suing the federal government over a controversial mandate that requires him to violate his Catholic faith in his business decisions.

Papal preacher focusing on Church's three big events

Dec 17, 2012 - 05:08 pm .- Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the Papal Household, is basing his reflections for the Pope and his staff on the Church’s three main events in 2012.

Costa Rica bishops urge government to defend marriage

Dec 17, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- The Bishops' Conference of Costa Rica called on the nation's lawmakers to promote the good of the family by preserving marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Mexican cardinal warns of immigrants forced to transport drugs

Dec 17, 2012 - 03:02 pm .- A retired Mexican cardinal warned that drug traffickers are leveling death threats against immigrants from Central America to recruit them to carry drugs into the United States.

Boston cardinal emphasizes need for Catholics in politics, media

Dec 17, 2012 - 02:10 pm .- Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston says the Church needs more and better prepared Catholic politicians and journalists who can bring the faith into the public square.

Palestinian president thanks Pope for his support

Dec 17, 2012 - 12:25 pm .- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Dec. 17 with the Pope and expressed his thanks for the Holy See’s support after Palestine was recognized as a state by the United Nations.