Tourists welcome posting of priests in Vatican Museums

Vatican City, Jul 28, 2012 / 05:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The decision to make priests available inside the Vatican Museums to offer spiritual comfort to visitors has been generally welcomed by tourists in Rome.“I think it’s a good idea because they could answer a lot of questions if anybody is inspired and has questions about their faith,” 25-year-old Molly Sullens from San Diego told CNA as she exited an afternoon tour of the museums on July 27.“I think it’s a … [Read more...]

Lawyers for Marriage organization formed to support Marriage Protection Amendment

Duluth, Minn., Jul 28, 2012 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- “Lawyers for Marriage,” an organization of Minnesota attorneys in support of the proposed Marriage Protection Amendment on the November ballot, has been formed to campaign in support of the amendment. The organization was formed to be a resource for understanding the legal and social importance of Minnesota’s existing legal definition of marriage.  “There are many important legal issues surrounding the … [Read more...]

‘Use your body for the glory of God,’ archbishop tells Olympians

London, England, Jul 28, 2012 / 09:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster reminded Olympians this afternoon that the deepest meaning of sporting achievement is giving “glory to their maker.”“We will see many fine sports men and women use their bodies, their minds and their spirits in the quest for glory. But the message of the Gospel goes deeper. It reminds us, vividly, that our bodies are for the glory of God,” Archbishop Nichols said at a … [Read more...]

Catholic group seeks second injunction against contraception mandate

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jul 27, 2012 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Lawyers representing a Catholic businessmen’s group are seeking a separate injunction against the HHS mandate in federal court on Wednesday, days before the controversial rule takes effect Aug. 1. The Ann Arbor-based Thomas More Law Center filed the injunction as part of its lawsuit on behalf of Legatus, the largest Catholic business leader organization in the U.S., the Ann Arbor-based Weingartz Supply Company and its president … [Read more...]