In the United States, for example, the bishops and some catholics invoke religious freedom to oppose the health care reform that would provide coverage for contraception.At the same time, there are endless polls that suggest contraceptive use by more then 98% of women, independently of their religious convictions.It is also known that the recourse to freedom of conscience and personal freedom is one of the conciliar acquisitions more used in the matter of family pastoral matters, and that various moral theologians prefer expressing themselves with extreme caution.
When Bob Wilcox tells acquaintances how many miles he runs every week in the course of making a living, he’s greeted with stunned disbelief.
Wilcox is a professional dog runner who personally (and with a team of athletic employees) will not just walk your dog, but run with your pup to help it lose...
Those summer barbecue staples — buns, potato chips, alcohol and burgers — don't have to leave you feeling stuffed and bloated.
Here are some ways to add healthful offerings to the table while keeping backyard gatherings festive.
A Hammond man charged with murder in a June stabbing was granted bail Friday.
Lake Superior Court Judge Samuel Cappas said that based on the evidence at the bail hearing, Leterr Levert Petty Jr., 19, did not knowingly kill Xavier Curtis, 50, who was stabbed or slashed three times and died when...Not one person trading in child rape should ever be employed in law enforcement. If law enforcement cannot keep child rapists out of their ranks — what kind of “protection” are we paying for with our tax money?Imagine, as you read these arrests, you are a parent reporting to police your child has been raped, or is missing or trafficked.As for the weak argument someone always seems to make, “there is a certain number of pedophiles in the population and the number within law enforcement is perfectly normal” — let me respond.No pedophile should ever wear a badge, carry a gun and swear an oath to serve and protect. If we cannot keep pedophiles out of law enforcement, what kind of country have we become?Two suspects seen on camera walking down a street in broad daylight, guns drawn, to rob a mother and her young daughter may be responsible for more than a dozen armed robberies in Chicago and Indiana, including the shooting of a 73-year-old man on the Southwest Side this week, authorities said. Two men in ski masks entered a Griffith cellphone store in July, pointing a handgun at employees and telling them to "go to the back" and "get on the ground." "Don't do anything stupid," employees said the men told them.