Monthly Archives: June 2013

U.S. bishops view Supreme Court’s rulings as ‘tragic day for marriage’

Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service Washington — U.S. Catholic bishops said the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 rulings on same-sex marriage were a “tragic day for marriage and our nation.” The court, in separate 5-4 rulings, struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, which defined marriage as between one man and one…

Healing finds woman 40 years after abortion

The following is the last in a series of three articles highlighting the journey of hope, healing and forgiveness three women found through Rachel’s Vineyard, a ministry of Priests for Life that provides weekend post-abortion healing retreats nationally and in the Archdiocese of Detroit, and Silent No More, a campaign to raise awareness about the…