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Top of the TicketThey were a major power when the healthcare bill first came up on the House floor, forcing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to allow Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak's amendment explicitly banning use of public funds for abortions, a move that provoked......
Top of the TicketFour men, two differing views of the healthcare bill's passage....
The Religion WorldThe U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced this morning that Bishop Thomas Wenski of Orlando's Diocese is moving on. Pope Benedict XVI has named Wenski, 59, as Archbishop of Miami. He will replace Archbishop John C. Favalora, 74. From the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterResearchers from Japan and Wisconsin reported Tuesday that they had reprogrammed mature human cells to behave almost exactly like embryonic stem cells, a biological breakthrough that instantly recasts the field's ethical, scientific and economic...
After Barack Obama was elected president, Pope Benedict XVI sent him a congratulatory letter. So did Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. At the time, neither the Vatican nor the Catholic bishops...
Tags: Francis George, Barack Obama, Death, George W. Bush, Government
Sentinel Movie CriticChris Weitz is a moviemaker on the spot. He has just directed a multimillion dollar movie fantasy, The Golden Compass, which opens around the world today. And nobody seems willing to let him enjoy it. William Donohue of The Catholic League —...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTroubles at St. Anne Catholic School in Santa Monica were so dire at one point that Father Michael D. Gutierrez turned to his congregation for help. He refused to give his sermon until at least 10 families stepped forward to consider enrolling their...
It's become an article of faith among many Americans that Hollywood hates God. So it's not really surprising that, hoping for big box-office returns this holiday season, New Line Pictures decided to mute the religious content in its $180-million...
Tags: Los Angeles, Roman Catholicism, Death, Children, Movies
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNo one in Hollywood quite knows where "The Golden Compass" is pointing, though it appears to be south of blockbuster status. New Line Cinema hopes its action-adventure fantasy epic, opening today at 3,528 theaters in the U.S. and Canada, launches the...
Tags: Death, Los Angeles Times, Movies, James McAvoy, Entertainment
Tribune reporterBALTIMORE — Chicago's Cardinal Francis George applauded the rise of an African-American to the White House, but he cautioned that President-elect Barack Obama faces "formidable" odds in serving the good of all. "In working for the common good of...
Tags: Lawyers, Death, Barack Obama, Francis George, Government
Chicago Tribune reporterLong scorned by victims' advocates for not doing enough to help survivors of clergy sex abuse, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has tried to make up for lost time and lost souls. On Tuesday, the archdiocese launched an unprecedented counseling...
Chicago TribuneThough continuing to stress that same-sex relationships are immoral, America's Roman Catholic bishops may approve new guidelines this week that would absolve gay Catholics of any obligation to try to alter their sexual orientation. The guidelines for...
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