Archive of December 8, 2018

Is time running out for Ohio's 'heartbeat abortion' bill?

Dec 8, 2018 - 04:21 pm .- Lawmakers in the Ohio Senate have delayed a key vote on a bill to bar abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detectable. Given Gov. John Kasich’s promise to veto the bill, the delay has raised questions about whether an override vote will be possible before the close of the legislative session.

On feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis points to Mary’s trust in God

Dec 8, 2018 - 08:43 am .- On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to imitate Mary’s deep trust and openness to God when faced with serious problems.

Scottish mall refuses to allow nativity scene amid Christmas display

Dec 8, 2018 - 06:04 am .- Both Catholics and Protestants in Scotland are lamenting a shopping center's decision not to include a nativity scene in its Christmas display.