Pope deeply interested in Australia's first would-be saint: Rudd  That would be Mother Mary MacKillop -- her local bishop excommunicated her for insubordination and tried to surpress the order she founded.
Catholic author creates comic to foster abortion discussion  A fetus named Alphonse survives an abortion attempt and “sets out on a mission of revenge.”
Group warns pope about Obama's "true" record on abortion  The American Life League, the largest U.S. Catholic pro-life organization, launched a petition drive.
Bon Jovi lends star power to Philly housing plan . Project H.O.M.E. founded by Sr. Mary Scullion and the Bethesda Project of the Sisters of Mercy