Archive of November 22, 2008

Tough times on Wall Street impact local charities

Nov 22, 2008 - 05:11 pm .- Though many eyes are fixed on Wall Street, others are focused on local charitable organizations as they struggle to meet the increasing needs of the community while receiving fewer donations. The recent tough economic times have forced the charities to get creative with their programming and services.

Biden experiencing troubled conscience over abortion, says Bishop Aquila

Nov 22, 2008 - 02:14 pm .- Following the Fall meeting of the U.S. Catholic bishops in Baltimore, where they pledged not to yield ground to the incoming Obama administration on the issue of abortion, Bishop Samuel Aquila has revealed that vice president-elect Joe Biden is struggling with his conscience over his support for abortion.

Texas pregnancy center is finalist in $25,000 internet contest

Nov 22, 2008 - 12:01 pm .- The CareNet Pregnancy Center of Central Texas is a finalist in a contest for a $25,000 office makeover from Perry Office Supply in which internet users may vote.

Pew study finds election coverage of religion was shallow

Nov 22, 2008 - 06:28 am .- A joint study conducted the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has examined religion-focused election news coverage, finding that religion received as much coverage as race, but issues such as abortion and same-sex marriage received “minimal attention.”

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