Archive of March 31, 2012

High court applies statute of limitations in California abuse suit

Mar 31, 2012 - 04:24 pm .- Oakland's Catholic diocese cannot be sued over alleged abuse cases falling outside the legal time limit and a subsequent one-year extension, the California Supreme Court ruled on March 29.

Cuban authorities declare Good Friday 2012 a holiday

Mar 31, 2012 - 04:22 pm .- In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s specific request to Cuban President Raúl Castro, the Cuban government has announced that this coming Good Friday will be a one-time national holiday.

Meals on Wheels a 'life-link' for recipients

Mar 31, 2012 - 01:10 pm .- Orvin Crook, an 88-year-old widower, still lives on his own in his own house. The retired railroader has diabetes and osteoporosis, yes, but he also has a quick wit and a healthy appetite.  

Priest calls 'Hunger Games' movie dangerously prophetic

Mar 31, 2012 - 04:08 am .- Father Robert Barron says the storyline in the blockbuster film “The Hunger Games,” based on the widely popular young adult book, warns of what can happen when a society becomes totally secularized.