Archive of February 26, 2011

Protests continue as Wisconsin lawmakers push budget proposal to Senate

Feb 26, 2011 - 07:18 pm .- As tens of thousands continue to protest in Wisconsin’s capitol city of Madison, Republican lawmaker have pushed controversial budget cuts through the local state Assembly and on to the Senate.

Oscar success for 'The King's Speech' could signal change for filmmaking, says Vatican newspaper

Feb 26, 2011 - 02:10 pm .- Victories for “The King's Speech” at the Academy Awards could show a “new path” in film and signal a “return to the best tradition of English cinema,” according to L'Osservatore Romano.

Homeless Alaskans help run Catholic shelter in effort to leave it

Feb 26, 2011 - 01:15 pm .- Last October, DeVika Rhodes boarded a plane in Philadelphia with only a few dollars in her pocket, hoping for a fresh start in Alaska.

NYC billboard about abortion’s dangers for blacks removed after threats, criticism

Feb 26, 2011 - 08:06 am .- A New York City billboard which charged that abortion makes a mother’s womb the most dangerous place for American blacks has been removed because of criticism from local political leaders, harassment and fears of violence.

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