Archive of February 14, 2009

Georgia county approves waste station next to church

Feb 14, 2009 - 08:31 pm .- After long months of debate and hopeful prayer, thousands of Catholics received bitter news as Gwinnett County, Georgia commissioners voted early this month to rezone land to allow a solid waste transfer station to be built in the city of Norcross, adjacent to Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Church.

‘Fireproof’ producer sees filmmaking as ministry, not business

Feb 14, 2009 - 12:08 pm .- "Fireproof," which was released Jan. 27 on DVD, earned an impressive $33.4 million during its run in theaters. Not bad for a church-produced film that had a production budget of $500,000 and made use of an all-volunteer cast and 14 donated filming locations.

Prayer groups, online sites good places to find future spouse, Catholic groups say

Feb 14, 2009 - 08:10 am .- With the arrival of Valentine’s Day, Catholic organizations around the world are sharing their ideas to help singles find "Mr. or Mrs. Right."

Nine pro-life protesters arrested in Birmingham allege civil rights violations

Feb 14, 2009 - 01:08 am .- Pro-life protesters who were arrested on a public sidewalk near a high school in Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday have accused police of violating their ‘basic civil rights.’

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