One million postcards were handed out at masses over the January 26-27 weekend as the Catholic Church in the United Kingdom began final efforts to mobilize opposition to the British government’s Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill now before Parliament. The postcards were designed to be filled in and sent to local members of Parliament, asking them to vote against the bill.
UK Catholic Church steps up public campaign against same-sex marriage
Political expedience may rule in the U.S. Senate, where Democrats who have opposed the Keystone pipeline project may change their minds to keep incumbent Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu in office.
A Kenyan teachers union, and the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, have called for an investigation into fears that a UN-sponsored tetanus vaccine is causing miscarriages among Kenyan women.