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February 25, 2014

On the Anointing of the Sick

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s continuing catechesis on the Sacraments during his weekly General Audience today at St. Peter’s Square. * * * Dear Brothers and...

Pope Francis: Christ Himself Comforts Us in Anointing of the Sick

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis called on the faithful today to refrain from considering calling a priest for the Anointing of the Sick as a bad omen, and rather to see it as a moment to receive the...

Neocatechumenal Way Initiator Named Consultor for Pontifical Council for the Laity

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has confirmed the initiator and leader of the international lay movement the Neocatechumenal Way, as a consultor for the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Kiko...

Benedict XVI Says Doubts on Resignation Are "Absurd"

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI responded to suspicions on the validity of his resignation, saying that assertions there is now a dual government in the Church are “absurd." Vatican...

Verily: a women’s magazine with a ‘no Photoshop policy’ that focuses on class and modesty

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For decades, women's magazines have used sex to sell. Whether it's convincing women they need to wear...

New Documentary “Veil of Tears” Highlights Sex-Selection Abortion, Infanticide in South Asia

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Gender-based abortion, infanticide, bride burning, sex trafficking, widow abandonment – these are just a few of the abuses aimed at women Gospel for Asia highlighted today as it...

Pro-family leaders defend true marriage against lawsuits in Oklahoma and Michigan

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins DENVER, CO, February 25, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On “The Simpsons,” Helen Lovejoy frequently cries out, “Won't somebody please think of the children?” In...

Ukrainian archbishop calls for solidarity amid instability

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb 25, 2014 / 04:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of political changes unfolding after months of violent conflict, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic...

Prayer Request

Saint Louis Catholic - 4 months 3 weeks ago
If you could, in your charity, remember my father in your prayers, I would greatly appreciate it. He will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous tumor on Thursday. God bless you...

California petition drive to repeal transgender ‘bathroom’ bill just misses goal

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Kirsten Andersen SACRAMENTO, February 25, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A California petition drive seeking to put the state’s controversial new ‘choose your own gender’ law on the...

Barbra Streisand’s Fundraising Letter for Pro-Abortion Group: “I Was Lucky Enough to be Born”

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Fundraising letters typically go through a number of proofs and edits before making their way out to people seeking donations. Apparently irony was completely lost on actress and...

College Student, Call Home!

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
On my “introduction” post, Lisa asked how often I am in touch with my parents and siblings, and what seems to have worked for us. Well, I will be honest: I don’t have a set...

Ohio’s governor presents award to rape victims of Ariel Castro who were beaten until they miscarried

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson COLUMBUS, OH, February 25, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich presented his annual courage award to three women who were held as sexual slaves for a...

Maronites to ordain married priest

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
By Jennifer Brinker | jbrinker@archstl.org Pope Francis has granted permission for a married deacon to be ordained to the priesthood for the Maronite Catholic Church for...

Court denies HHS mandate protection for Notre Dame

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 3 weeks ago
South Bend, Ind., Feb 25, 2014 / 03:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Chicago appellate court has upheld a previous ruling denying Notre Dame University legal protections while it moves...

Only 16 States Stop Threatening or Intimidating Women Into Abortions

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Coercive abuse in the abortion context—that is, threatening or intimidating a woman or girl into having an abortion— poses serious risks to women’s health.  This abuse violates a...

U.S., Canada among the world’s top 4% most permissive nations on abortion: Report

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C, February 25, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States and Canada's “ultra-permissive abortion policies” make them extreme outliers on the world...

War and conflict come from our own hearts, Pope warns

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Feb 25, 2014 / 03:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In homily at Tuesday’s Mass, Pope Francis mourned the victims of the many small wars taking place in the world, stating...

Basketball powerhouses face off for Brooklyn/Queens bragging rights 2/24/14

New Evangelization Television (NET) - NY - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A contest between Number One and Number Two, a battle for the championship of Brooklyn and Queens; Currents sports correspondent Jim Mancari tells who won and about the teams who...

South Carolina House Panel Passes Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A South Carolina state House committee has a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks based on scientific evidence showing unborn children feel pain. Currently the state...

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