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  • Bishops OK 'child in womb' blessings

     
    by Frank James President-elect Obama famously said during his interview with preacher Rick Warren at Saddleback Church that determining the point at which an unborn "baby" gets rights was "above his pay grade." Making that determination has obviously not been.
  • Obama at Notre Dame: Another protest

     
    by Christi Parsons, with an updated report A prominent abortion rights opponent is refusing to appear at the Notre Dame commencement ceremonies with President Barack Obama, partly out of concern that her appearance might serve to "balance" the event and.....

    From sodomy to gay marriage

    From sodomy to gay marriage
    The Supreme Court argument on the constitutionality of a California ban on same-sex marriage took place on the 10th anniversary of the arguments in another critical case involving treatment of gays. In the end, allegedly activist liberal justices  defied ...

    Catholic bishops oppose contraception ruling; Catholic Democrats favor it

     
    The decision by the federal Health and Human Services to require health insurance plans to cover contraception and sterilization has drawn opposite reactions from Catholics. The Catholic bishops issued a statement of opposition to the requirement...

    Philadelphia cardinal Bevilacqua dies; tenure marred by sex abuse

     
    Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, former head of the Philadelphia archdiocese, was accused during his 15-year tenure of ignoring sexual abuse of children by hundreds of priests. Bevilacqua died Tuesday night.