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Stories for week of February 26, 2012
Ordered from most to least recent.
Released Friday, Mar. 2
Slain Pakistani Catholic praised on anniversary of his death
Cuban bishops look forward to papal visit; exiles have misgivings
Traditionalist Anglican group removes Archbishop Hepworth from top post
Commitment to truth is theme of Vatican Lenten Retreat
Obama mandate promises windfall for pharmaceutical companies
Papal preacher will explore Eastern doctors of the Church in Lenten sermons
White House tells US bishops: listen to liberal Catholics
2.2 billion people denied religious freedom, says Vatican envoy
Biden: contraceptive mandate mishandled, but 'compromise' is right
SNAP leader ducked questions in damaging deposition
Sebelius: contraception will cut medical costs
Another 'VatiLeaks' story aims to unsettle Cardinal Bertone
What if American Catholic hospitals close?
Pro-lifers barred from midwifery in Scotland?
Catholic college sued over failure to provide distraught student single room
Religious leaders urge renewed efforts for Mideast peace
China bans ‘nasty’ slogans in enforcing 1-child policy
exposé on sex-selective abortions
Pakistan: 2 Christians kidnapped, woman tortured
US bishops: ‘we will not rest’ until conscience protection restored
Released Thursday, Mar. 1
Help neighbors come to know Jesus, Pope urges
Annual Good Friday collection to support Christians in Holy Land
Liberal group issues American Catholic voter guide
Student union at London university says pro-life groups must invite pro-abortion speakers
Political strategist suggests new plans for US bishops in HHS mandate fight
Senate defeats bid to pass 'Rights of Conscience' bill
Pope's March 2012 prayer intentions
Vatican again draws attention to
USCCB calls for First Friday fast for the world’s malnourished
Cardinal O’Brien: repent over indifference to climate change
USCCB spokeswoman laments Obama’s ‘deafness to the Constitution’
Mob attacks American missionaries in Bangladesh
Cardinal Bertone alarmed over Church’s future in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Released Wednesday, Feb. 29
Cardinal Bertone disparages accuracy of Vatican leaks
Midwives required to supervise abortions, Scottish court finds
DC priest denies Communion to lesbian; archdiocese apologizes
Senate to vote on bid to rescind HHS mandate; Sebelius promises compromise plan 'soon'
Evidence supports Santorum on harmful effects of contraception
Baptist leader supports Santorum critique of JFK 'Houston speech'
French court overturns law banning denial of Armenian genocide
Papal foundation funds 200 projects to spur agriculture in Africa
Vatican UN envoy renews plea for peace in Syria
New Evangelization counters ecclesiastical careerism, says Argentine cardinal
Catholic University president becomes key leader for Catholic orthodoxy
Benedict XVI becomes 6th-oldest Pontiff
Live Action’s Lila Rose discusses conversion to Catholicism
Obama’s faith-based council remains idle
US bishops welcome Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
New York Times:
mergers with Catholic hospitals put women’s health at risk
India: priest, 1,500 parishioners charged with attempted murder
Bishop Lori rips HHS mandate in House Judiciary Committee testimony
Released Tuesday, Feb. 28
England's top prelate supports Masses for gay Catholics
Medical-ethics journal proposes acceptance of infanticide
Profile of Sister Carol Keehan
Exhibit in Rome features treasures of Vatican Archives
Pontifical Commission fears faith eroding in Latin America
Synod to focus on family role in transmitting faith
Vatican-Vietnamese talks conclude quietly
Legal analyst sees Democrats pushing contraception as wedge issue
Assessing talks between SSPX and Vatican
Judge rejects motion to drop charges in Philadelphia abuse case
Schedule set for Pope's May visit to Milan
Apology urged for forced adoptions in Australia
Korean bishop urges acceptance of illegal immigrants' children
Alberta bill may make it illegal to teach that homosexual acts are sinful
‘God Is the Bigger Elvis’
Vatican spokesman laments plight of Somalia
Author reflects on interview with Pope Benedict’s brother
Pakistan: mob storms school following report of Qur’an burning
Churches bombed in Nigeria
Released Monday, Feb. 27
Armed band invades Syrian monastery
Vatican, Vietnam discuss prospects for diplomatic ties
English ordinariate members visit Rome on thanksgiving pilgrimage
Health-care executive raps nuns who supported Obama mandate
Researcher defends findings on sterilizations at Catholic hospitals
Scottish cardinal pays tribute to slain Pakistani Catholic leader
Hackers' attack on Vatican web site foiled
Renew strength through Lenten discipline, Pope urges faithful
Pope, Curia leaders enter week-long Lenten Retreat
Catholic leader asks Israel for help to stop attacks on Christian shrines
Pope raps IVF, calls for research on other treatment for fertility
Israel: vicar of Hebrew-speaking Catholics discusses his conversion
Vatican Bank president calls for reindustrialization of US, Europe
Bill would ban construction of new churches in Kuwait
Government confiscates 3 churches in Laos
Cardinal George: no Catholic hospitals in 2 years unless HHS mandate is rescinded
Holy See weighs in on Syrian crisis
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