Bishop says tighter gun laws will help build culture of life

Washington D.C., Apr 11, 2013 / 02:04 am (CNA).- Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif., has urged legislators to support laws that build “a culture of life” by placing more stringent guidelines around gun ownership and use.“Sadly, gun violence is too common a reality,” Bishop Blaire, chairman of the bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, wrote to the U.S. senate on behalf of his group.The “violence that occurs daily in our … [Read more...]

Gonzaga University to review Knights of Columbus status

Spokane, Wash., Apr 11, 2013 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Gonzaga University president Thayne McCulloh will be reviewing the school's Student Life Office decision which denied a Knights of Columbus Council application to be recognized as a “student club.”On March 7, the university's student life division denied the council's application for recognition as a “student organization,” according to an April 5 report by the Cardinal Newman Society. The Knights of … [Read more...]