Businessmen join in spiritual bouquet for cardinal electors

Denver, Colo., Mar 12, 2013 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Business Journal is encouraging its readers, radio audience and online subscribers to join in a spiritual bouquet to pray for the cardinal electors as they gather to choose the next Pope.“We take action with our vibrant prayers, for the cardinals themselves, and for the Church,” said Karen Walker, founder of Catholic Business Journal, an online business platform for networking, faith building and the exchange of … [Read more...]

Denver archbishop laments passage of civil unions bill

Denver, Colo., Mar 12, 2013 / 01:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver called the Colorado legislature's passage of a civil unions bill a “regrettable move” harming families, children, and religious freedom. “Today our state and federal Constitutions have been dealt a troubling blow,” he said March 12. “Marriage is a stabilizing institution at the foundation of civil society. Religious liberty is a civil rights issue. Today both have … [Read more...]

Denver archbishop laments passage of civil unions bill

Denver, Colo., Mar 12, 2013 / 01:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver called the Colorado legislature's passage of a civil unions bill a “regrettable move” harming families, children, and religious freedom. “Today our state and federal Constitutions have been dealt a troubling blow,” he said March 12. “Marriage is a stabilizing institution at the foundation of civil society. Religious liberty is a civil rights issue. Today both have … [Read more...]

Denver archbishop laments passage of civil unions bill

Denver, Colo., Mar 12, 2013 / 01:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver called the Colorado legislature's passage of a civil unions bill a “regrettable move” harming families, children, and religious freedom. “Today our state and federal Constitutions have been dealt a troubling blow,” he said March 12. “Marriage is a stabilizing institution at the foundation of civil society. Religious liberty is a civil rights issue. Today both have … [Read more...]

Young adult uses marathon to pursue her vocation

Fresno, Calif., Mar 12, 2013 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A California-native is running 26.2 miles to support her vocation as a cloistered nun. But before Jenn Garza can join the contemplative Norbertine sisters, she must pay off nearly $53,000 in student loans. Although Garza works two jobs, the 26-year-old said she “wouldn’t be able to pay off my student loans in any short amount of time.” However – with a background in fitness and experience as a personal … [Read more...]

Catholics see moral complications in drone usage

Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2013 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid continued debate over the use of drone strikes, Catholic thinkers warned that the U.S. drone program – particularly when used in civilian areas – raises a host of complex moral considerations.“It would be very easy to come to reasoning that the Church would be absolutely opposed to the use of drones – foreign or domestic – in civilian areas” said Joshua Mercer, political director of civic … [Read more...]

Thousands sign up for Pope election text message

Denver, Colo., Mar 12, 2013 / 12:02 am (CNA).- Over 35,000 people have signed up for PopeAlarm.com, a service of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students that sends out a free text and e-mail alert when the next Pope is elected. “The reaction has been fantastic and overwhelming,” Kevin Cotter, FOCUS web director, told CNA March 11. “It’s been great to be at the forefront of Catholic new media and getting the word out there.” Demand for the service has … [Read more...]


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