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2011-02-08 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's congressional hearing on HR 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," is notable for many reasons. The proposed legislation would enact unreasonable obstacles to reproductive healthcare for millions of American women.

2009-12-09 15:43:00

Bishops Call Vote a Grave Mistake and Serious Blow to Genuine Reform Say the Senate Should Not Support Bill in its Current Form Hope That House Provisions on Abortion Funding Prevail WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-12-02 10:20:00

Ad in Today's Washington Post Highlights Dangers WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the Catholic bishops have their way, many medical treatments and preventative measures we take for granted may be under threat.

2009-10-01 09:04:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new poll of Catholic voters carried out by Belden Russonello and Stewart for Catholics for Choice, Catholics support both a public option in healthcare reform and a plan that would include funding for abortion.

2006-06-15 20:13:09

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. Catholic bishops on Thursday ended years of soul searching over whether Catholic politicians who support abortion rights should be denied communion, leaving the decision with local bishops.

2006-06-08 15:31:15

By Lorraine Orlandi MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of Mexican Catholic community groups said on Thursday the church may be using hot-button issues like abortion to sway voters in favor of the conservative ruling party candidate in the presidential election.

2006-04-05 13:46:33

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Roman Catholic Cardinal Roger Mahony, fast becoming a national figure in the divisive debate on U.S. immigration, led Los Angeles Catholics on Wednesday in a day of prayer for lawmakers and fasting in solidarity with illegal immigrants.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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