Bishop Commends Bush and Governor for Mine Laws
The MINER Act carries the first revisions to federal mine safety laws since the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.
He also commended West Virginia
Gov. Joe Manchin, who was present for the signing at
the White House, for state legislation passed in January. “In the past months,
because of the great catastrophes in
Katrina’s Effects Being Felt in Marriages
The Family Life Apostolate of the Archdiocese of New Orleans has been fielding many calls from couples seeking information on marriage counseling or on the Catholic program known as Retrouvaille (French for “rediscovery”) that helps couples overcome marital difficulties. “We sent out at least 15 applications last week to couples who are interested in Retrouvaille,” Deacon Drea Capaci, director of the Family Life Apostolate, said in a recent interview with the Clarion Herald, newspaper of the New Orleans Archdiocese. “That doesn’t mean all those couples will go on the weekend, but these people are not calling up sheepishly. They want to go on this weekend.”
There’s a simple reason for the increase in calls for help, Deacon Capaci said. Hurricane Katrina created an uproar in family life.
Sikhism, or Sikhi,
was founded in northern
In opening remarks Manohar Singh, the chairman of the Sikh council and leader of the Sikh delegation, said: “The universal message of Sikhi respects pluralism, and we welcome our Catholic friends with open arms. This dialogue is an opportunity for our communities to begin a conversation at the highest level on how we may be able to work with each other in trust and friendship to make this world a more peaceful and just place for all.”