National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Catholic churches in Columbus are reviewing some of their worship rituals in an effort to stop the spread of swine flu. The bishop’s office has written to parishes urging them to take precautions. But it stopped short of making parishes suspend practices like shaking hands or drinking from a shared communion cup.
As the jobless rate in Ohio continues to climb, the faith community is reaching out to assist those in need. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.
University of Akron political scientist John Green predicts an active role for the Catholic church and its members in the 2008 presidential election.
Ohio Catholic leaders have started $3 million fund to help victims of childhood sexual abuse. But some victims say the Counseling Assistance Fund is a publicity stunt