Archive of August 14, 2012

LCWR meets archbishop, says way of life must not be compromised

Aug 14, 2012 - 04:40 pm .- The Leadership Conference of Women Religious has begun talks with the archbishop tasked with its reform, but says it will not make fundamental changes to its expression of consecrated religious life.

Colombian diocese laments death of priest who was attacked

Aug 14, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- The Diocese of Cucuta in Colombia condemned the death of Father Pablo Emilio Sanchez Alabarracin, who died from the injuries he sustained during a break-in at his parish rectory.

Pro-life community grieves death of Nellie Gray

Aug 14, 2012 - 03:37 pm .- Pro-life leaders across the country are mourning the death of Nellie Gray, the woman who founded the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. to commemorate each January the legalization of abortion.

Brazilian women's volleyball team celebrates gold with prayer

Aug 14, 2012 - 11:37 am .- The Brazilian women's volleyball team, together with the entire coaching staff, knelt down together to pray an emotional “Our Father” after their gold medal victory at the London Olympic games.

Newman biographer highlights cardinal's insights amid Anglican turmoil

Aug 14, 2012 - 04:10 am .- A biographer of Blessed John Henry Newman says the noted 19th-century Catholic convert can offer guidance to Anglicans in the midst of their denomination's current moral and doctrinal crisis.

Catholic vicariate moves from Kuwait to Bahrain

Aug 14, 2012 - 01:56 am .- The Catholic Church’s Vicariate of Northern Arabia will move its headquarters from Kuwait to Bahrain, saying the country’s location is more accessible for meetings.

Pro-life walk across America finishes with rally in DC

Aug 14, 2012 - 12:20 am .- Over 40 young people who walked across the U.S. for pro-life service, advocacy and witness held a rally at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday to mark the end of the 18th annual cross-country trek run by the group Crossroads.