A southern Italian archbishop has proposed a 10-year moratorium on the naming of godfathers in a bid to stem the way mob bosses uses the "padrino" system to spread their influence and authority to the next generation.
A Pakistani court has sought help from the Bishop of Lahore on a petition challenging the century-old Christian Divorce Act which says that a Christian man can divorce his wife only on the grounds of adultery.
“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” So said St Catherine of Siena whose festival day it is today. Marriage is intended to be a way in which man and woman help each other to become what God meant each one to be, their deepest and truest selves.
The JCC urged authorities to take action against the vicar of the Maramon Saint Joseph`s Catholic church and the bishop of Vijayapuram diocese, for showing `disrespect` to the bodies of
two dalit youths.
As speculation grows over the date of the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton next year, a prominent bishop has provoked a storm of outrage by claiming that the matrimony will last not more than seven years. According to reports, Church of England Bishop Pete Broadbent described the Royal Family as ‘philanderers’ with a record of marriage break-ups who ‘cost an arm and a leg’.