Archive of October 27, 2012

Court allows Texas to de-fund Planned Parenthood

Oct 27, 2012 - 05:44 pm .- A federal appeals court has declined a rehearing for Planned Parenthood, which was trying to block Texas' effort to defund its clinics in the state.

Cardinal O'Brien calls for witness to Jesus' empty tomb

Oct 27, 2012 - 02:28 pm .- As Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien took possession of his titular church, St. Sebastian on the Palatine Hill, he called on Catholics to imitate Saint Sebastian's witness to the resurrection of Christ.

Montana church rededicated on Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Oct 27, 2012 - 01:04 pm .- Chrism oil on the altar, blessings over a new baptismal font and a standing-room congregation were part of the rededication of Holy Rosary Parish in Bozeman, Mont. on Sunday, Oct. 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.

Christian Bale presents award to blind pro-life activist from China

Oct 27, 2012 - 07:51 am .- Hollywood actor Christian Bale presented a human rights award to Chinese pro-life advocate Chen Guangcheng for fighting forced abortions in China, praising him as a courageous and inspirational figure.