Ella’s effects go beyond contraception to abortion, experts say
Aug 26 2011
WASHINGTON – In marketing materials for ella, the emergency contraception pill that will be available without co-pay or deductible to American women of child-bearing age under the new health reform plan, a cartoon character egg peeks out from behind a glass door while a cartoon character sperm stands on the steps, apparently cajoling her to come outside.
Guest column: The American ‘Creed’
Aug 25 2011
I am most grateful to Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, who has given me permission to reprint a recent article of his. The second part appears this week. I am very well aware of the contentious nature of this issue among our people. I hope that Archbishop Gomez’ distinctive approach would be helpful in advancing the discussion.
How will life be different for WYD pilgrims?
Aug 22 2011
MADRID – The 26 pilgrims of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, plus young people from Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville and St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis, had memorable experiences during their week-long stay at World Youth Day.
Military members, their families enjoy sharing faith with many cultures
Aug 20 2011
MADRID – Although he and his group were unable to get very close to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to World Youth Day, Erick Arellano, a senior airman with the U.S. Air Force, still felt the excitement of being among the thousands that packed the Spanish capital’s Plaza de Cibeles.