Archive of February 7, 2009

Gregorian chant gains momentum in Anchorage

Feb 7, 2009 - 08:43 pm .- On a recent Friday afternoon, amid the bustle of midtown Anchorage traffic, the sounds of Old World liturgical chant — deep baritones mixing with high alto voices — floated from a tiny chapel.

Bishop of Scranton calls Sen. Casey’s abortion vote ‘an offense against life’

Feb 7, 2009 - 04:25 pm .- Bishop Joseph Martino of Scranton, Pennsylvania has written a letter to self-described pro-life Democrat Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) expressing “deep regret” over his vote against an amendment which would have reinstated the Mexico City Policy and said his vote would result in the deaths of thousands of unborn children.

Archbishop Chaput urges Catholics to stand up for Christian values in society

Feb 7, 2009 - 04:11 pm .- Speaking in Ireland on Saturday, Denver Archbishop Charles J. Chaput discussed the importance of truth in the public square and exhorted his listeners to bring Jesus to the world by being “vigorous and unembarrassed about our Catholic presence in society.”

New babies never grow old for veteran nurse

Feb 7, 2009 - 01:52 pm .- Even after 18 years working as a registered nurse in labor and delivery, Linda Pulliam never tires of the excitement and joy of bringing new lives into the world each day.

Medical license stripped from Florida abortionist whose clinic killed born-alive infant

Feb 7, 2009 - 07:19 am .- The Florida Board of Medicine on Friday revoked the medical license of an abortionist who headed a clinic where a staffer allegedly placed a live baby girl in the trash after an abortion failed to kill her.

Cardinal Bertone says 'God is source and guarantor of all rights'

Feb 7, 2009 - 12:04 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, said this week, “When the Magisterium of the Church speaks about human rights she does not forget to base them on God, the source and guarantor of all rights, nor does she forget to root them in the natural law.”

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