‘Strength in Christ’ needed for Scotland Church’s recovery

Glasgow, Scotland, Mar 5, 2013 / 12:02 am (CNA).- The resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien following accusations of sexual misconduct is an opportunity to renew faith in Jesus for the Church in Scotland, says a local archbishop. “We will draw what conclusions and lessons we can from it and, if anything, we will learn to trust even more fully in Jesus Christ who is alone the Lord of the Church,” Archbishop Philip Tartaglia Glasgow and Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese … [Read more...]

Lawmakers pen letter insisting on conscience protections

Washington D.C., Mar 4, 2013 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than a dozen federal legislators have written to Congressional leaders calling for stronger conscience protections to be included in the upcoming government funding bills.In a Feb. 27 letter, lawmakers criticized the “unprecedented attacks against the religious freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution,” saying that the growing threat “demands immediate action.”“Nothing short of a full exemption for … [Read more...]