Posts Tagged ‘Roman Catholic’

NY Times: Brownback one of 37 U.S. Senators to Urge Vietnam to Free Imprisoned Priest

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Times:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of United States senators urgedĀ Vietnam‘s president on Wednesday to free a Roman Catholic priest as human rights groups said that his imprisonment justified putting Vietnam on a religious freedom blacklist. (more…)

Wash Times: Sebelius in trouble with Catholic Church

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Washington Times:

President Obama’s nominee to head the agency that guides federal abortion policy is the latest Roman Catholic politician to find herself torn between her political beliefs and her faith.

Already admonished against receiving Communion because of stands she has taken on abortion as governor of Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius now faces even closer scrutiny from the church since she was nominated to serve as secretary of health and human services earlier this month.

What began as a local matter between Mrs. Sebelius and Archbishop Joseph Naumann, the archbishop of Kansas City, Kan., has taken on larger dimensions with the prospect that Mrs. Sebelius could reside in Washington.