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British Scientist Robert Edwards, a retired professor at the University of Cambridge, England has been named as the Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine. more
The recent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life study on the religious knowledge of Americans was very revealing for organized religions, especially the Catholic Church. more
As this election year proceeds, politics bombards us from all sides. Politics as usual knows no boundaries. Church festivals and carnivals become occasions for invasions of politicians and their operatives’ lavishly spending money on dough boys and pressing the flesh of the electorate. more
Pope Benedict XVI reminds us in his encyclical “Caritas in Veritate” that it is the love of God that impels us to solidarity with our fellow human beings. more
On September 14, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced plans to offer the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act) as an amendment to the Defense Authorization bill, which is likely to be debated on the floor of the U.S. Senate this week. more
On 9th October 1845, John Henry Newman, Oxford don and Anglican Vicar of the University Church, was received into the Roman Catholic Church by Father Dominic Barberi, causing a national scandal in England. more
Next Tuesday Catholic Rhode Islanders can truly be faithful citizens and exercise their right to vote. The primary election in Rhode Island will help decide who the candidates for U.S. Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, state legislative offices and local offices including Mayors of Providence and Pawtucket will be in November. more
Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that President Obama’s 2009 executive order that expanded embryonic stem cell research ruling violated a ban on federal money being used to destroy human embryos. more
Nobody was surprised by Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision to overturn California’s Proposition 8 which prohibited homosexual marriage. more
The political season is well under way as political candidates mount their campaigns for election and begin the deluge of advertisements, bumper stickers, bill boards, buttons, phone calls and personal appearances. It can be a confusing time for Catholics as they begin to decide which candidate is worthy of their vote. more
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