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March, 2017

  • 6 March

    Ireland: Discovery of baby remains raises questions

    Tuam, Ireland – Campaigners in Ireland are warning that the task of identifying the remains of hundreds of babies, believed to be buried in unmarked graves, may take years. The remains of almost 800 infants are thought to have been secretly buried at a former mother and baby home in west Ireland between the 1920s and 1960s. Until it closed …

January, 2013

February, 2012

  • 8 February

    The Church as Conscientious Objector?

    In response to the religious and moral insensitivity of the recently publicized federal mandate requiring religious institutions to include life terminating and contraceptive procedures as part of employer provided healthcare the face of the conscientious objector has changed. This change has resulted in many of the most charitable religious and social organizations such as Catholic Charities being morally forced to …

January, 2012

August, 2011

  • 18 August

    New Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University of East Africa, Rev. Dr. Pius Rutechura

    Rev. Dr. Pius Rutechura is the new Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Catholic University of East Africa (CUEA). Dr Rutechura becomes the sixth VC of CUEA succeeding Rev. Prof. John Maviri – who served the University as a VC for nine years. CUEA Chancellor Rev. Prof. Tarcisio Ziyaye described the outgoing VC as “a very humble person focused on the …

November, 2010

  • 23 November

    UN Welcomes Papal Concessions on Condom Use

    The Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Michel Sidibé, welcomed the reported comments of Pope Benedict XVI in which he reportedly justified the use of condoms to reduce HIV infection risk. “This move recognizes that responsible sexual behaviour and the use of condoms have important roles in HIV prevention. “Together we can build a world with …

May, 2010

  • 17 May

    Religion: Catholic Service to take place at C of E Cathedral

    A unique exchange will take place on Tuesday 25th May, when Father John Newman from St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church will lead Vespers at Bradford Cathedral in the first Roman Catholic service to be held there in over 450 years. Bradford Roman Catholic Boys’ Choir will join forces with boys of the Bradford Cathedral Choir to sing the traditional evening …