Breakaway nun and founder of the Immaculate Heart Community Dr. Anita Caspary has died at the age of 95. Caspary left her mark on the history of American Catholicism when she initiated the largest single exodus of nuns from the Roman Catholic Church in 1970, after which she founded the Immaculate Heart Community in Los Angeles along with 300 other nuns.
Republican presidential candidates Governor Rick Perry and Governor Mitt Romney exchanged heated blows regarding each other’s positions on illegal immigration at Tuesday night’s debate in Las Vegas.
The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement has deported nearly 400,000 illegal immigrants during the 2011 fiscal year, which just ended in September. This has set a new record for the largest number of deportees in the agency’s history.
After Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was released from captivity in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday morning, he gave his first interview post-release on Egyptian television, stating that he had been treated well as a prisoner and that he missed his friends and family and wanted to tell them about his experience in captivity.