By Jim Mustian, Associated Press - The FBI has opened a widening investigation into sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in New Orleans going back decades, a rare federal foray into such cases looking specifically at whether priests took children across state lines to molest them... Some of the New Orleans cases under review allege abuse by clergy during trips to Mississippi camps or amusement parks in Texas and Florida. And while some claims are decades old, Mann Act violations notably have no statute of limitations.
By CNSNews Staff - Pope Francis met today at the Vatican with Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) and her husband Paul Pelosi, just two days after the speaker had publicly declared her commitment to pushing Congress to enact legislation “to enshrine Roe v. Wade into the law of the land.”... On Monday, Pelosi released a “dear colleague” letter (which) expressed her views. “Our Caucus has been exploring avenues to protect the health and freedom of American women,” said Pelosi.
By Francis X. Maier, The Catholic Thing - The highway to social justice, it turns out, has a canyon-sized pothole. The contents? More than 60-million unborn casualties, with plenty of room for more. Except that the road may now be repaved, at least in some states, by the Court’s consigning Roe v. Wade to the place it rightly belongs: the garbage bin.
By Casey Chalk, Crisis Magazine - It didn’t take long following the 24 June announcement that the SCOTUS decision had overturned Roe v. Wade for the hysteria to start... Pro-lifers should steel themselves not only for anger and vitriol but harassment and even, perhaps, the end to relationships with those with whom they disagree.