Archive of December 14, 2017

Proposed Catholic hospital mega-merger assessed by Church officials

Dec 14, 2017 - 08:00 pm .- Catholic ethics and church law must be at the center of a merger of two major Catholic health care systems that, if approved, will create the largest non-profit health system in the country, an archdiocesan official says.

Christmas cash for the homeless: The legacy of one Denver priest continues

Dec 14, 2017 - 04:51 pm .- It was a chilly Thursday in December, with a dusting of snow on the ground. But that didn’t stop hundreds of poor and homeless people from packing the Denver Cathedral for what the pastor calls “the greatest day of the year” for the parish.

Israeli extremist sentenced for arson attack on Holy Land church

Dec 14, 2017 - 04:11 pm .- An arson attack on the church complex at the site of Christ’s multiplication of loaves and fish on the Sea of Galilee has resulted in prison time for the perpetrator.

Keep internet neutral, U.S. bishops say

Dec 14, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- On Thursday, the Federal Communication Commission voted to repeal net neutrality regulations, which the U.S. bishops have called essential to fair use of the internet by for nonprofits and individuals.

Updated: Gov. Kasich of Ohio signs bill prohibiting Down syndrome abortions

Dec 14, 2017 - 03:00 pm .- On Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill that will penalize doctors who perform abortions, if the abortion is chosen “in whole or in part,” because the unborn child has received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

MLK's niece: Pro-life work continues my uncle's legacy

Dec 14, 2017 - 12:03 am .- Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and longtime pro-life advocate, has it in her blood to fight for the causes she believes in, one of which is to promote “civil rights” for the unborn.