During the consecration of Msgr. Leonard Blair as a bishop for southeast Michigan, Detroit Cardinal Adam Maida urged him to help him oppose abortion and assisted suicide.  (Detroit Free Press) 

Church News reported yesterday that the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis has begun a pro-life campaign to override Governor Mel Carnaham’s veto of the Infant’s Protection Act, which banned partial birth abortion. 

U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. issued an injunction against the 4-year-old school voucher program in Cleveland Ohio Tuesday, just one day before school began.  (