Archive of July 28, 2015

Asia Bibi's case shows need for interreligious dialogue in Pakistan, priest says

Jul 28, 2015 - 04:44 pm .- A Dominican priest in Pakistan has praised the nation’s Supreme Court for suspending the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman charged with blasphemy, and has emphasized the importance of dialogue between Muslims and Christians.

The Francis effect takes hold at a notorious Bolivian prison

Jul 28, 2015 - 04:39 pm .- Pope Francis’ July 10 visit to a prison in Bolivia was just one of several dozen events over the course of the recent papal trip to Latin America.

African leaders counter Obama's 'ideological colonization' in Kenya

Jul 28, 2015 - 02:25 pm .- U.S. president Barack Obama has come under fire from African politicians and Church leaders after advocating for gay rights in Kenya this weekend – a practice Pope Francis has referred to as “ideological colonization.”

Why this former rock journalist authored a book about chastity

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:46 pm .- One day, when Dawn Eden was 31 years-old, she ventured into the section of a bookstore that she had never visited before. 

Exclusive: Essure victims plan hunger strike in front of FDA during Pope's visit

Jul 28, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Last month, it looked like the thousands of women who have suffered detrimental side effects from the birth control device “Essure” were finally being heard.   

How an anti-discrimination bill could end up discriminating

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:04 am .- A bill in Congress that brands itself as fighting discrimination might end up doing the exact opposite, said legal experts last week.

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