E-News from the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh

January 23, 2008

Bishop Expresses Sadness Over President’s Executive Order

It is with great sadness and deep regret that we learned today that President Obama signed an executive order that will provide federal tax dollars to international groups that perform abortions or provide information on that option. The President’s action, on what is known as the “Mexico City Policy,” overturns the ban put into effect by executive order in 2001.

Read the full story, including a statement from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops

NC Faithful Join 100,000-Plus in March for Life

More than 100,000 people turned out in Washington, D.C. January 22 for the 36th annual March for Life. Included in the huge turnout was a large group of people from the Diocese of Raleigh and the Diocese of Charlotte.

Read the story and view photos.

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