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February 25, 2014

Pope Appeals for Peace in Venezuela

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
At the conclusion of his weekly General Audience today, Pope Francis called for peace in Venezuela, saying he was following the events with “particular concern”. Tensions...

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...

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