May 11, 2012

Vatican City, May 11, 2012 / 04:12 am (CNA).- The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life has expressed his full commitment to the “Gospel of Life,” and apologized for communications that were seen as dismissing members’ ethical concerns.On Ma… Read more

May 11, 2012

Washington D.C., May 11, 2012 / 12:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of Mother’s Day, the U.S. bishops’ conference has published a prayer to bless an unborn child, the child’s pregnant mother, the child’s father and the child’s family.“God, aut… Read more

May 10, 2012

Rome, Italy, May 10, 2012 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the American civil rights movement of the 1960s should inspire Catholics in their response to President Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, says Arc… Read more

May 10, 2012

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, May 10, 2012 / 04:04 pm (CNA).- The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation denounced the Castro regime for jailing prominent Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer for the third time so far in 2012. Spokesman … Read more

May 10, 2012

Vatican City, May 10, 2012 / 03:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two figures in U.S. Catholic history, a 19th century bishop and a 20th century religious sister, moved closer to possible sainthood with a May 10 decree from the Pope approving their public venera… Read more

May 10, 2012

Washington D.C., May 10, 2012 / 02:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is charging President Barack Obama with undermining the “very cornerstone of society” by supporting “gay marriage.” Cardinal Dolan, president of the U.S. Confe… Read more

May 10, 2012

La Paz, Bolivia, May 10, 2012 / 12:04 pm (CNA).- In response to recent violent protests in the country, the Bishops of Bolivia called on public authorities to avoid confrontations in order to bring about authentic and responsible dialogue. Conflict bro… Read more

May 10, 2012

Rome, Italy, May 10, 2012 / 11:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Three of the four senior staff members at the Pontifical Irish College in Rome are stepping down from their posts after a Vatican investigation concluded Ireland’s seminaries are not doing enough… Read more

May 10, 2012

Raleigh, N.C., May 10, 2012 / 04:11 am (CNA).- Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Raleigh thanked North Carolina voters for passing a marriage amendment that gives constitutional protections to the definition of marriage.“I express my sincere gratitude to… Read more

May 10, 2012

Denver, Colo., May 10, 2012 / 02:01 am (CNA).- A proposal to create civil unions died in the Colorado House on May 8 in the contentious final days of the legislative session, but the issue could revive because Gov. John Hickenlooper has called for… Read more




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