- Oct 20, 2020
Twenty-five years after anti-abortion protests led to almost 2,700 arrests outside local abortion clinics, the city of Wichita in Kansas is bracing for another anniversary round of demonstrations under the heading of the “Summer of Mercy,” with local police preparing a 60-page operational plan.
Pope Francis called on Catholic political leaders earlier this week to put a moratorium on using the death penalty during the Church’s Jubilee of Mercy, but it’s a rallying cry unlikely to have much of an effect in the United States. “I appeal to the conscience of the rulers, so
Indianapolis Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin is expected to decide within the next few days if the local Catholic Charities agency will move ahead with plans to resettle a Syrian family in Indiana, over objections from Gov. Mike Pence. Tobin promised Pence at an hourlong State House meeting Wednesday, during which the
One of the top high school cross country runners in Class 3A in Kansas won’t be competing in this weekend’s regional qualifying races because of her religious beliefs. Hesston senior Mikala Heddin has won three races of her five races this season and her fastest 4-kilometer time of 15 minutes,