Archive of March 19, 2015

Presbyterian critics: community's 'gay marriage' vote ignores Christian consensus

Mar 19, 2015 - 05:17 pm .- A majority of presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to redefine marriage, but one Presbyterian group warned that the denomination is “capitulating to the culture.”

With laws set to threaten religious liberty in DC, Senate is last legal hope

Mar 19, 2015 - 05:11 pm .- With religious freedom under assault in the U.S. capital, the Archdiocese of Washington is rallying behind its “only legislative recourse” left.

Automatic excommunication for bishop over illicit ordination

Mar 19, 2015 - 02:24 pm .- After having his previous excommunication lifted in 2009, Bishop Richard Williamson has again incurred the canonical penalty upon illicitly ordaining another priest as bishop on March 19.

Pope condemns Tunisia attack as act against 'the sacredness of life'

Mar 19, 2015 - 11:44 am .- On behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State has sent a letter to the archbishop of Tunisia, assuring them of the Pope’s prayers after yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack killed at least 23 people.

Want a happy marriage? Save sex for 'I do,' new study finds

Mar 19, 2015 - 04:06 am .- We've all heard the popular American rhyme about relationships: First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.

Congolese bishop condemns priest's murder as an 'infernal act'

Mar 19, 2015 - 02:04 am .- A bishop from the Democratic Republic of the Congo has condemned last month’s murder of one of his priests in the strongest possible terms.

Children of gay and lesbian parents write letter of support to Dolce, Gabbana

Mar 19, 2015 - 12:08 am .- The designers behind luxury Italian fashion label Dolce & Gabbana triggered a barrage of controversy after expressing support for traditional marriage and families last weekend in an interview with the Italian magazine Panorama.