Sunday: mobilization grows

Constance Soft-Proudhon – published on 11/12/2008 The government will dare he drop his bill on December 11? Not sure, because unions, opposition, and even priests … UMP does not disarm. Vote or not vote? The examination of the bill of UMP on Sunday working was fixed at Thursday, December 11 at the National Assembly, but…

The Legend of the Cherokee

Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of passage? His father takes him into the forest, blindfolds him an leaves him alone. He is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not remove the blindfold until the rays of the morning sun shine through it. He cannot cry…

Sundays must be a day of rest dedicated to God, family, pope says

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The demands of work can’t bully people out of needed time off, Pope Benedict XVI said. Sunday must be a day of rest for everyone, so people can be free to be with their families and with God, the pope said. “By defending Sunday, one…

Sundays have no Price ! Common spare time is precious for everyone

On 4 march 2012 all over Europe, it’s the European Day Work-free Sunday ! The European Sunday Alliance calls on all members and supporters to take action on Sunday, 4 March 2012, as the EUROPEAN DAY FOR A WORK-FREE SUNDAY. In times of financial and economic crisis when more and more social and employment rights are coming…

Twelve Catholic associations call for festive Sunday protect

3 March 12 – John Cadarso MADRID-“Christians must commit themselves, respecting religious freedom and the common good of all, that the laws recognize the Sundays and other liturgical solemnities as holidays.” So clearly shows the Compendium of Social Doctrine of the Church, one of the header text of the Catholic universities of the world, on…

Sacred union against Sunday work

Laurent Grzybowski – posted on 29/02/2012 No Sunday work! Unions, churches and MPs from all sides, meeting within the European Alliance on Sunday, March 4 launch day for the first Sunday without work. Each organization is invited to choose their mode of action for each country. “We believe that all citizens of the European Union…

Pope says family values are key to escaping modern ills

The pope said traditional family values and Sunday rest were key to escaping the ills of modern society and reached out to divorced people at a mass to close the World Meeting of Families in Milan. Welcomed by a million flag-waving pilgrims gathered at Bresso airport, Pope Benedict XVI looked tired but cheerful as he…

Let’s make Sunday a day of rest, for God’s sake

By Josh Graves Published April 22, 2012 FoxNews.com Spiritual disciplines are the habits we keep that connect us to God. They come from the Jewish conviction that action shapes and reveals what we ultimately believe. Our faith might come and go, but our actions should never waiver. This can be true for people of all faith…

The rise of atheism in America

The number of disbelievers is growing, but they remain America’s least trusted minority. Why? How many atheists are there? It depends on your definition of the term. Only between 1.5 and 4 percent of Americans admit to so-called “hard atheism,” the conviction that no higher power exists. But a much larger share of the American…