- Making News: Pfizer Agrees to Pull Painkiller Bextra from Shelves
Another much-used anti-inflammatory drug has been pulled off the market. Pfizer says Bextra will no longer be sold, even though the pharmaceutical company "respectfully disagrees" with the Food and Drug Administration that the Cox-2 inhibitor increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Marc Kaufman, who reports on science and health for the Washington Post, says the move will impact patients, pharmaceutical manufacturers and investors.
- Reporter's Notebook: Remembering Bobby Jones as the Masters Starts
Despite the presence of several top players at the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, not even Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus has yet reached the mythological status of Bobby Jones. Jones won the Grand Slam in 1930, a feat no other golfer has ever achieved. Then, at the age of 28, he immediately retired from golf-sort of, as Chicago Sun Times sports columnist Ron Rapoport recounts in his latest book, The Immortal Bobby.
- Boston Archdiocese's Office of Child Advocacy
- Cardinals meeting with Pope over sex abuse scandal (April, 2002 TtP)
- Catholic Campaign to End the Use of the Death Penalty
- Doctrine of the Faith, Pope Paul VI on
- John Kerry, Presidential candidate
- Commonweal editorial on "Kerry, the Catholic"
- President Bush on the "culture of life"
- Roe v Wade (1973)
- The Vatican
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Bextra
Kaufman's article on Pfizer suspending sales of Bextra
Rapoport's column on Bobby Jones