Houston “Cathedral Centre” plans unveiled

In today’s Houston Chronicle: Catholic diocese [sic] extends property in downtown. Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral has purchased the former Federal Reserve Bank block for a new Cathedral Centre, which will house parish offices, ministries, classrooms, a bookstore and cafeteria.

The Great Texas Rivalry

UT sues Aggie retailer over ‘saw em off’ logo. Fadi Kalaouze, a 1991 Aggie ring bearer, long ago created a parody of the UT longhorn symbol with mutilated horns and the legend, “Saw ’em off.” UT is now taking legal action. An A&M representative is understanding of the UT concern, but is surprised it took…

An abortion supporter’s tears

Mass mourning Roe v. Wade causes tears. Anne Denogean reports on Diocese of Tucson pro-life mass and concludes: It was the words of the pro-life bishop that give this pro-choice, fallen Catholic some hope, however small, that the divide is not unbridgeable. What did he say? Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, before several hundred people seated…

Pro-Abortion rally at UCSB

Alan links to an article in the UCSB Daily Nexus, Locals Rally to Preserve Roe v. Wade. An Episcopal priest from Santa Barbara who is on the board of Planned Parenthood and represents “Clergy for Choice” was a speaker (but apparently no campus ministers from UCSB were involved). The article avoids saying how many people…