Archive of November 2, 2009

Texas Planned Parenthood director has change of heart, becomes pro-life

Nov 2, 2009 - 10:51 pm .- A director of a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas has resigned after eight years with the organization because watching an ultrasound of an abortion triggered a “massive” change of heart.

Catholic association calls for registration of doctors who perform abortions

Nov 2, 2009 - 08:12 pm .- The president of the International Federation of Catholic Medical Associations, Dr. Jose Maria Simon, said last week that instead of creating a registry of doctors who refuse to perform abortions, the Collegial Medical Organization should create one for those who do.

Denver bishop: Catholics must demand delivery from Obama on health care promises

Nov 2, 2009 - 06:39 pm .- Stressing that “there is very little time to act,” Bishop James Conley, the Auxiliary Bishop of Denver, told CNA in an exclusive interview on Monday that now is the time for President Obama to prove his critics wrong and show them that he really meant it when he said abortions would not be funded in the health care reform bill.

Mexican bishops call for rigorous and honest fiscal policy

Nov 2, 2009 - 06:31 pm .- In response to the debate in the Mexican congress on next year’s budget and fiscal policy, the country's  bishops have called for a more just, rigorous and honest fiscal system.

Father fights hospital, mother, to keep son on life support

Nov 2, 2009 - 06:20 pm .- A man in Great Britain is fighting to keep his 12 month old son on life support, while the boy's mother and the hospital are arguing that his rare neuro-muscular condition does not leave him with a sufficient quality of life to warrant continued treatment.

Archbishop Chaput calls on Obama to keep his promise to exclude abortion funding

Nov 2, 2009 - 04:48 pm .- Saying that no present proposals for health care reform adequately restrict federal funding for abortions, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has called on President Obama to fulfill his past promise for such restrictions. Criticizing “confusing political doubletalk” about the issue, he said that Catholics need to “vigorously oppose” the bills in their present form.

Lawyer says Mexico should build daycare centers, not promote abortion

Nov 2, 2009 - 02:53 pm .- Constitutional lawyer Ingrid Tapia called on the Mexico City government last week to set aside public resources for the building of daycare centers instead of promoting abortion.

N.J. priest laid to rest after 'life of devotion and service'

Nov 2, 2009 - 01:39 pm .- Fr. Edward Hinds, a New Jersey pastor who was stabbed to death last week, was laid to rest on Saturday in a Mass celebrated in St. Patrick's Church by Bishop Arthur Serratelli. Hinds was remembered as a "quiet voice of peaceful love," according to the Associated Press.

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