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2014-05-23 16:23:57

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The latest Gallup polling on abortion portrays a false dichotomy between 'prochoice' and 'prolife,'" said Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "How people describe their instinctive reaction to the prochoice vs. prolife binary is very different to how they react when they or a loved one is facing an unintended or problem pregnancy. That's the real issue. The figure of interest is the one that shows how many people think...

2014-04-11 12:24:05

Weber Honored for Lifetime of Service to Those in Need during National Volunteer Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA is pleased to announce that Alexis Weber, Director of the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital and volunteer at Catholic Charities Pittsburgh, is the winner of the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award. Weber has volunteered her talents as a nurse with St. Joseph House, a sixty-bed single...

2014-01-24 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the move by the U.S. Supreme Court, January 24, to extend an injunction granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, December 31, exempting the Little Sisters of the Poor and others in their lawsuit from the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate while their appeal is pending. "The bishops of the...

2013-11-15 23:26:12

Catholic Relief Services and Stop Hunger Now, Helping Hands are partnering with the National Catholic Youth Conference to package 100,000 meals for people who are suffering from food shortages and famine. These meals will be sent to West Africa. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 In just one week, on November 21-23, 24,000 Catholic youth and their chaperones will be gathering at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium for a 3-day conference of prayer, service, and faith formation called The National...

2013-06-24 23:00:20

Translator releases series explaining ‘Religion of the Universe’ Los Alamos, N.M. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 “The primary purpose was to make available to man on Earth The Almighty’s Religion of the Universe,” says translator Nick Mezins about his The Tidings Series. In the first book of the series, “The Tidings: Volume One, November 1943 to January 1945” (published by Trafford Publishing), Mezins provides guiding principles, suggestions and examples of how readers can best live...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'