Archive of December 12, 2017

Youth with special needs rock runway in NYC church

Dec 12, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- Last Friday night, more than 200 people gathered for a Times Square fashion show in New York City.  It wasn't in a fashion house or theater. Instead, the models walked in a unique venue: a Church. The special venue was only fitting: the models have special needs, and they modeled adaptive clothing brands and styles, raising money for charities that help children with disabilities.

Companies admit illegal fetal tissue sales, end California operations. Is Planned Parenthood next?

Dec 12, 2017 - 04:10 pm .- The trade in fetal tissue from aborted babies proved costly for two bioscience companies who will admit fault, cease California operations and meet the terms of a legal settlement close to $7.8 million in value for violating state and federal laws against the purchase or sale of fetal tissue.

Thousands gather in LA to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 12, 2017 - 03:23 pm .- In honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, thousands of Catholics attended midnight Mass at the Los Angeles cathedral following festivities drawn from Mexican culture.

These Dominican brothers are releasing a folk album

Dec 12, 2017 - 12:09 pm .- Folk music is known for its foot-tapping, hand-clapping, barn-raising style – but now, a group of Dominican brothers is giving the genre a theological twist.

Pope: 'La Guadalupana' shows that everyone has a place in the Church

Dec 12, 2017 - 11:28 am .- Pope Francis marked the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Tuesday saying the "mestizo" Virgin is a concrete sign that the Church is for everyone, especially the poor and marginalized.

Surprise! Chicago suburb is home to a major Guadalupe shrine

Dec 12, 2017 - 03:01 am .- Marian devotion is intense among the hundreds of thousands of people who visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe each year on her feast day.

Critics warn against British movement advocating at-home abortion pills

Dec 12, 2017 - 12:04 am .- A new effort in the UK has garnered the support of some of Britain’s maternity doctors who are recommending that women should be allowed to take abortion pills at home.