Daily Archives: February 2, 2012

Bishops to distribute cards to Catholics declaring their faith

By Madeleine Teahan One side of the card A card communicating that its carrier is a baptised Catholic will be distributed nationally on behalf of the bishops of England and Wales. The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales is distributing … Continue reading

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U.S. Bishops: Support Respect for Rights of Conscience Act

Alerted by U.S. Bishops’ Conference See also NCHLA 1/31/2012 On January 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reaffirmed a rule that virtually all private health care plans must cover sterilization, abortifacients, and contraception. The rule is … Continue reading

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Cardinal Koch on the Pope’s intentions regarding the liturgy

Rorate Caeli provides quick translation of a Vatican Radio report and emphasises that Cardinal Koch’s words are given a special edge by the fact that he was speaking at the theological faculty of the University of Freiburg, a stronghold of “progressive” theology: Allowing … Continue reading

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