Archive of October 13, 2012

Atlanta archdiocese cites high stakes in challenge to HHS mandate

Oct 13, 2012 - 06:52 pm .- Adding to the dozens of lawsuits against the HHS mandate, the Archdiocese of Atlanta and three other Catholic institutions have filed a legal challenge to the federal rule.

Boston cardinal urges 'no' vote on assisted suicide

Oct 13, 2012 - 06:02 pm .- Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston called on local voters to oppose a ballot measure legalizing physician-assisted suicide, warning against claims that there is no danger of a “slippery slope.”

Sacraments aid Catholic boy in fight against cancer

Oct 13, 2012 - 01:04 pm .- Five-year-old Jackson Laskowski goes to kindergarten at Harrisburg Elementary School in Harrisburg, N.C. Like any other little boy, his favorite things include riding the school bus and playing on the playground and in the school's computer lab.

Belfast bishop laments abortion clinic opening in his diocese

Oct 13, 2012 - 08:09 am .- A new abortion clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland scheduled to open Oct. 18 has dismayed Bishop Noel Treanor of the Diocese of Down and Connor.