- Sep 20, 2020
The provost of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas, has withdrawn an invitation to a Kansas Supreme Court justice to speak on the state’s constitution, citing unspecified security concerns related to opposition to the lecture by abortion opponents.
A Chicago woman with a dislodged intrauterine device claims she was turned down for removal of the device at a Catholic hospital and filed suit through the American Civil Liberties Union, but the hospital rejects the charges and insists it offered to remove the IUD.
Going into the streets is what appeals to members of Taking Back the Night, publicly showing people someone is praying for them, even if they’ve never thought so before.
In Connecticut, an insurance company is fighting a court order to reimburse the Archdiocese of Hartford for almost $1 million it’s spent to pay claims by people who say they were victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic priests.
In Louisville, Kentucky, Catholic support services for refugees draws on the Common Table program, which also includes a catering business and a restaurant. It works closely with Catholic Charities’ Common Earth Gardens program.
Nearly 200 years after two Jesuit priests organized the sale of 272 slaves in order to pay off some of the university’s debts, generating the equivalent of $3.3 million in today’s money, Georgetown University is striving to make amends.