Monday, November 19, 2012

Heroic News: “Adoption Can Boost Quality of Life for Infertile Couples” plus 5 more


Adoption Can Boost Quality of Life for Infertile Couples

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 12:00 PM PST

Couples who adopt children after unsuccessful treatment for fertility problems typically have a high quality of life, a new study finds.

The crisis of a second Obama administration

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 04:00 AM PST

President Obama’s re-election and the prospect of a second Obama administration, freed from the constraints imposed by the necessity of running for re-election, have created a crisis for the Catholic Church in the United States. In the thought-world and vocabulary of the Bible, “crisis” has two meanings: the conventional sense (a grave threat) and a deeper sense (a great moment of opportunity). Both are applicable to the Church in America these next four years.

Steps can be taken to reduce preterm births, report claims

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:00 AM PST

For all the miracle stories of tiny preemies who survive, the sad reality is that scientists know far too little about what triggers premature birth and how to prevent it. And despite some recent progress, the U.S. has a far higher rate of preterm births than other similar nations.

Obama nominates black homosexual judge to ‘ensure that the judiciary resembles the nation’

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:00 AM PST

On Wednesday, President Obama nominated seven judges, including a black homosexual, to the federal judiciary, saying their appointments “ensure that the judiciary resembles the nation it serves.”

Analysts: 'gay marriage' OK remains unlikely in Pa

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 02:00 AM PST

Despite recent gains for gay marriage in a number of states, analysts say Pennsylvania may be unlikely to join their number anytime soon.

Franciscan Outreach provides shelter to Chicago’s homeless 365 days a year

Posted: 18 Nov 2012 07:06 PM PST

In mid-October, Teresa Widman did not know where she was going to sleep, or what she was going to eat. Her diabetes was out of control, and her blood sugar was sky high.