"This is a step in the right direction," said Father Jose Espino, a priest of the Miami Archdiocese and a Cuban native.
"There will be nothing expected of you but your presence and your willingness to pray with me," said Pittsburgh Bishop David A. Zubik.
We are simply beyond capacity at this point, said a Catholic Charities worker in St. Louis, Mo.
Tom McCluskey, vice president of FRC Action, the legislative arm of the Washington-based Family Research Council, said the effort to ratify amendments to the U.S. Constitution may provide a better analogy for state-by-state campaigns to restrict abortion than efforts to abolish the death penalty. Bu