Archive of May 25, 2012

Doctor ordered to pay child support for baby who survived abortion

May 25, 2012 - 04:02 pm .- A judge in the Spanish city of Palma has ordered a doctor and his clinic to provide financial support for a baby who survived a botched abortion until the child's 25th birthday.

Bishop Blaire rejects claims of division over mandate lawsuits

May 25, 2012 - 12:59 pm .- Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif. has clarified that he is united with his fellow bishops in their efforts to oppose the threat to religious freedom posed by the federal contraception mandate.

Poll finds most Colombians oppose gay adoption

May 25, 2012 - 12:09 pm .- An overwhelming majority of Colombians have voiced opposition to a ruling by the country’s Constitutional Court granting homosexuals the right to adopt.

Vatican Bank boss fired over alleged mismanagement

May 25, 2012 - 10:17 am .- The President of the Vatican Bank, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, has been fired from his post following a vote of no-confidence by the bank's supervisory board.

Police arrest suspect in 'Vatileaks' case

May 25, 2012 - 09:22 am .- A person suspected of leaking sensitive internal Vatican documents has been arrested and is currently being detained “in a secure room” by the Vatican police.

Catholics can decide the 2012 election, expert says

May 25, 2012 - 04:15 am .- As the presidential election draws closer, political expert Brian Burch is telling Catholics that if they turn out in slightly larger numbers at the polls, they will be “the decisive vote this November.”

Most voters doubt Catholic institutions would shut down over mandate

May 25, 2012 - 02:05 am .- A new survey shows that while more Americans are opposing the federal contraception mandate, the majority of voters also doubt that Catholic institutions would shut down rather than comply with the rule.