LOS ANGELES –The ballot initiative is given no chance of becoming law, but it gives sponsors a means to attract attention to their proposal. The initiative would authorize the killing of gays and lesbians “by bullets to the head” or “any other convenient method.”
BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) At Passover, Jewish women will enjoy seders with their families, but increasing numbers are adding an all-women’s seder to their holiday celebrations.
NEWARK, N.J. — In the 18 months since the archdiocese began marketing headstones, some headstone dealers saw business drop off by 40 percent.
(Reuters) Seattle-based Gen Con’s Chief Executive Adrian Swartout said in a letter to the governor that diverse attendance is important to its annual convention, which it says has a $50 million yearly impact on Indianapolis.
(Reuters) The museums, visited by about six million people a year who pay at least 16 euros, will close early so the homeless can get VIP treatment in the Sistine Chapel with its famous Michelangelo frescoes.
(RNS) Most feel impotent, watching things they care about implode or coarsen or move in a direction they feel powerless to affect. So we tell old stories.
As the popemobile made its way down a Naples street, restaurant co-owner Enzo Cacialli hand-delivered the pizza to the pope.
(RNS) “We didn’t know what would happen when we reached the capitol. We were singing the civil rights song, ‘I Am Not Afraid,’ but, yes, I was afraid.”