Monthly Archives: June 2016

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down regulations on Texas abortion clinics

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers and required their doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, challenged…

A house where all can dwell

Henry Ford Village Catholic community cultivates faith in full-service chapel Dearborn — It’s no small secret that people tend to become more religious as they age. Whether it’s because they have more time for God as career and family obligations ease, or the passing of time gives them greater spiritual perspective, seniors often find solace…

Lending a helping hand … or crutch

St. Therese medical closet provides much-needed medical equipment to anyone in need Shelby Township — Imagine all of the places in Macomb County where you might find a lift chair: hospitals, furniture stores, resale shops, maybe even a garage sale if you’re lucky. But a Catholic parish? For many area residents, St. Therese of Lisieux…