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Planned Parenthood drops suit against Indiana abortion law on ultrasounds

Planned Parenthood drops suit against Indiana abortion law on ultrasounds

| Jodi Marlin | August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ending three years of legal dueling, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Aug. 20 that Planned Parenthood has conceded defeat in a lawsuit that challenged a state law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.

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Cardinal Tobin asks Trump to grant clemency to federal death-row inmate

Cardinal Tobin asks Trump to grant clemency to federal death-row inmate

Federal death-row inmate Dustin Lee Honken was convicted of “heinous” crimes but killing him “will do nothing to restore justice or heal those still burdened by these crimes,” Cardinal Joseph Tobin said in a July 9 letter to President Donald Trump.

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Faith leaders urge president, attorney general to halt federal executions

Faith leaders urge president, attorney general to halt federal executions

| Ian Alvano | July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Over 1,000 religious leaders have signed a joint statement urging President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr to stop the executions scheduled to take place in July and August at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Indiana volunteers learn homeless at shelter ‘are not a stereotype’

Indiana volunteers learn homeless at shelter ‘are not a stereotype’

| Natalie Hoefer | April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Katelyn Stumler’s husband, Craig, needed someone to cover his volunteer shift at a New Albany homeless shelter for two hours on a cold night in February, “begrudgingly, I said I’d do it,” she admitted.

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Priest offers suffering from brain tumor for victims of clergy sex abuse

Priest offers suffering from brain tumor for victims of clergy sex abuse

| Sean Gallagher | March 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Father John Hollowell cried as he sat in the confessional of St. Paul the Apostle Church in Greencastle.

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Tone somber at prayer vigil for those facing execution in weeks ahead

Tone somber at prayer vigil for those facing execution in weeks ahead

| Natalie Hoefer | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly 100 people were bathed in light as they gathered for a prayer vigil at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Terre Haute, not far from the Federal Correctional Complex.

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Indiana bishops want decision to resume federal death penalty rescinded

Indiana bishops want decision to resume federal death penalty rescinded

| Carol Zimmermann | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In an Oct. 4 statement, the Catholic bishops of Indiana said the federal government’s decision this past summer to end a 16-year moratorium on executing federal inmates is “regrettable, unnecessary and morally unjustified.”

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Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana

Fetal remains found in rural Illinois have been returned home to Indiana

| October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said Oct. 3 he has overseen the return of the remains of 2,246 aborted fetuses back home to Indiana after they were discovered in September at the Illinois home of the late Dr. Ulrich “George” Klopfer.

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Court urged to hear Louisiana, Indiana abortion cases and overturn Roe

Court urged to hear Louisiana, Indiana abortion cases and overturn Roe

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

A group of national pro-life leaders gather outside the Supreme Court Oct. 2 to release a petition bearing 250,000 signatures that calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions.

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‘Grisly discovery’ of fetal remains at abortionist’s home sparks outrage

‘Grisly discovery’ of fetal remains at abortionist’s home sparks outrage

| Ann Carey | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Sept. 13 disclosure that the preserved remains of over 2,200 aborted babies had been found at the rural Illinois home of the recently deceased Indiana abortionist Ulrich “George” Klopfer has sparked outrage and demands for immediate investigations by authorities.

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Teen rings in 16th birthday with bells at Indiana Catholic parish

Teen rings in 16th birthday with bells at Indiana Catholic parish

| By John Shaughnessy | August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tom Huber, former parish council president at St. Michael’s Parish in Cannelton, was touched by the note he received this summer from a mother who wanted to make a special birthday wish come true for her son.

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Unlicensed abortion facility can operate in Indiana at least until hearing

Unlicensed abortion facility can operate in Indiana at least until hearing

| Ann Carey | June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a nearly two-year legal battle, an unlicensed abortion facility started booking appointments in a location in South Bend June 19 and planned to begin offering chemical abortions the week of June 23 amid strong objections from the local community.

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