Archive of October 8, 2011

Movie on importance of fatherhood wows at box office

Oct 8, 2011 - 05:41 pm .- A low-budget film on the crucial role of fathers debuted as the number one new movie during its opening weekend in theaters across the U.S.

Bishop Aquila predicts state attempts to silence Catholic Church

Oct 8, 2011 - 03:29 pm .- An American bishop has predicted that government authorities may one day attempt to silence the Catholic Church in the United States.

Initiative helps keep school open in El Salvador

Oct 8, 2011 - 01:19 pm .- The first thing one notices when entering Santa Luisa School is the massive, solid metal fencing and doors that shield it from one of the roughest neighborhoods of San Salvador, El Salvador. Once those doors close, the chatter of the marketplace and the blaring car horns and police sirens are replaced by the voices of children playing during gym class or shoes shuffling from class to class.

Embryonic cloning experiment blasted by ethicists, scientists

Oct 8, 2011 - 06:50 am .- A recent experiment cloning human embryos for potential stem cell use did little to advance a medical breakthrough and violated human life, Catholic experts said in reaction to the news.

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