Tuesday, 16 August 2011 14:15
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 13:09
A San Francisco supervisor introduced legislation Aug. 2 aimed at stopping pro-life medical clinics from using "misleading advertising" in billboards and in pay-per-click Google ads that implies they offer abortion or abortion referrals.
The legislation is part of a campaign by NARAL Pro-Choice America to require crisis pregnancy centers to state up front that they do not provide abortions. The U.S. District Court ruled in January that Baltimore's ordinance violated pregnancy centers' right to free speech and the city of Baltimore has appealed.
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 13:01
In more than half of the states, Catholic officials have been living for years with mandates that health insurance plans must cover FDA-approved contraceptives in their prescription drug plans.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:55
Currently, CRS is providing emergency relief in this area known as the “Horn of Africa,” which is experiencing one of its worst droughts in 60 years.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:49
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston criticized the Aug. 1 announcement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that she had accepted the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine on eight "preventive services" that must be included in any health plan under the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Prayer of the MonthPapal intentions for November: That priests who experience difficulties may find comfort in their suffering, support in their doubts, and confirmation in their fidelity. That as fruit of the continental mission, Latin American Churches may send missionaries to other Churches.
Papal intentions for December: That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.