Mahony, from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, showed his support of immigrant protesters and urged Catholics, many of whom are Latina/o, to support the protests. He urged the Catholic community to spend Lent fasting and praying for an immigration reform that would counteract HR-4437 and the criminalization of immigrants.
Despite growing pressure, David Selbourne has continued to refuse to make the original manuscript available for public scrutiny. At the last minute, in September 1997, Little, Brown and Co. pulled the diary from US publication, scheduled for 3 November.
Eventually they manage to leave the city, and find themselves on the surface of the Earth. They discover that Arama is actually a training centre for interstellar missions to discover new habitable planets.
This technique would eventually become known as the Cher effect. Lyrically, the song is about the personal empowerment and self-sufficiency after a painful break-up. Critically, Believe has been met with appreciation ever since its release; reviewers have praised its production, catchiness and club-friendly nature, and listed it as one of the singer’s career highlights.
Pinky has a major showdown with both Dr D’Souza and Sudhakar and leaves only to return and speak again to Sudhakar and convince him to go away. During the course of the story Manu Gupta’s entourage can be seen, travelling from Bombay to Goa in a police van disguised as a milk van with a group of commandos in it.
Revathy Varma had published June R as a novelette in the English periodical Woman’s Era and wanted to make the story into a feature film. She approached a Hindi film producer in Mumbai and decided that Jaya Bachchan, Tabu and Kareena Kapoor would play the lead roles in the film.