Archive of June 11, 2013 :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Archive of June 11, 2013

IRS scandals raise doubts over HHS mandate judgment

Jun 11, 2013 - 05:34 pm .- The targeting of conservative, pro-life and religious non-profits by the Internal Revenue Service is drawing concern over the agency’s authority to decide exemptions to the HHS mandate.

Mexican cardinal: spread peace, not violence

Jun 11, 2013 - 04:30 pm .- Cardinal Norberto R. Carrera said the family should become the nucleus of a society that spreads concord and not hostility, while speaking at a voluntary disarmament campaign in Mexico City.

Critics decry decision to remove age limits for Plan B

Jun 11, 2013 - 02:07 pm .- Citing the health and wellbeing of young girls, critics slammed the Obama administration’s decision to allow children of any age to purchase “emergency contraception” over-the-counter.

Pope calls for 'culture of encounter' towards disabled

Jun 11, 2013 - 12:08 pm .- Highlighting the spiritual gift of faith seen in Jesus’ healing of the blind, Pope Francis encouraged an ‘active participation’ of the disabled in society.

Pope encourages Church rich in praise, not wealth

Jun 11, 2013 - 10:40 am .- Pope Francis pointed out that Saint Peter did not have a bank account, as he warned against the dangers of a Church that finds its security in resources instead of the free gift of the Gospel.

Rome visit deepens former NFL quarterback's faith

Jun 11, 2013 - 09:35 am .- As he stood next to St. Peter’s Square, former NFL quarterback Rich Gannon reflected on how his family’s first visit to Rome deepened their faith.

Migrants on Mexico's border face 'nightmares,' priest says

Jun 11, 2013 - 06:03 am .- Harsh conditions and persecution confront migrants in Mexico, many of whom have been deported from the U.S., according to a Salesian priest who serves the population in the border-town of Tijuana.

French priest suspended after Freemasonry revealed

Jun 11, 2013 - 02:02 am .- Bishop Yves Boivineau of Annecy in southeastern France has barred a local priest from public ministry after he was exposed as an active Freemason.

Women's caucus to connect pro-life lawmakers nationwide

Jun 11, 2013 - 12:13 am .- A new nationwide caucus is seeking to organize and recruit pro-life women to run for political office and pass legislation that will defend human life from the moment of conception.

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