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March 4, 2014

Cardinal Turkson on Human Rights

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Here is the text of an address given by Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, to a conference on human rights. The conference was in...

English Translation of Pope Francis' Corriere della Sera Interview

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 4 weeks ago
ZENIT publishes below the first English translation of Pope Francis’ interview with Ferruccio de Bortoli that appeared today in Corriere della Sera. The text has been published by...

Panel: religious freedom essential for global human rights

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Mar 4, 2014 / 04:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Experts at a recent panel talk in Washington, D.C., suggested that while religious freedom has become a respectable...

EWTN adds Lenten scripture challenge to app

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Irondale, Ala., Mar 4, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The EWTN Global Catholic Network has launched a new feature to the EWTN application that challenges its users to read the...

Brutal Infanticides in North Korea are Worse Than What Peter Singer Supports - 4 months 4 weeks ago
A gruesome report on human rights abuses in North Korea was recently released. There are some things that pro-life people may be tempted to say about it that I think would be...

Planned Parenthood CEO: ‘It’s nearly impossible to find out which’ ObamaCare ‘plans cover abortion’

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson OLYMPIA, WA, March 4, 2014 ( – Congressman Chris Smith's years-long contention that it is difficult to determine whether insurance companies cover...

Liturgical Peace and Vocational success in a diocese? It's all up to a good Bishop: the example of Fréjus-Toulon, France

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Enough with bad news from intolerant bishops who should know better, and intelligent laymen who should know even better, and instead temporize with each prevailing wind. Amidst...

Woman spares her child from abortion by second-guessing her doctor’s miscarriage diagnosis

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins NORTHUMBERLAND, UK, March 4, 2014 ( – Most people trust their doctor to make important medical decisions. Hazel Wiggins did not, and last August...

‘The Romeike’s can stay!!!’: Surprise decision means German homeschooling family won’t be deported

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by John Jalsevac PURCELLVILLE, VA, March 4, 2014 ( – In a surprising last-minute turn-around, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that they...

Massachusetts city convicts pro-lifer for holding sign outside a school

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson BROCKTON, MA, March 4, 2014 ( – A pro-life activist who says he has suffered police harassment – from barricading his signs to being choked and...

Majority of Norwegian mothers choose death for unborn children diagnosed with Down syndrome

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Peter Baklinski OSLO, Norway, March 4, 2014 ( – For the first time in Norway’s 13 years of official record keeping, the number of children destroyed by...

Teenager at Catholic school claims “abandonment,” sues parents to pay her college tuition

The Deacon's Bench - 4 months 4 weeks ago
From USA TODAY:  An honor student and athlete who claims her parents threw her out of their home when she turned 18 has taken the highly unusual step of suing them for immediate...

Patricia Heaton’s Courageous Pro-Life Stance and Christian Faith Go Hand in Hand - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Patricia Heaton is one of the few prominent pro-life women in Hollywood. Recently, LifeNews noted how Heaton takes to Twitter to voice her pro-life convictions as she often does,...

Early warning.

dotCommonweal - 4 months 4 weeks ago
If you read enough about the Catholic Church's sexual-abuse scandal--and I do--you come across several truisms. The cover-up was worse than the abuse. Ideology was no predictor of...

USCCB backs bill barring federal gvmt from circumventing state marriage laws

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Colin Kerr SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 4, 2014 ( – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has added its endorsement to Sen. Ted Cruz’s bill requiring...

Vanity, Thy Name is …. - 4 months 4 weeks ago
“Me!”  I’ve noticed lately that I’ve been a little too absorbed with my appearance.  I’m getting older (aren’t we all?) and I’ve noticed a few changes to my face that I would...

Too Close for Comfort

dotCommonweal - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Tense stand off outside airbase in Crimea between Russians and Ukranian soldiers:

Archbishop Miller to ordain former Anglican reverend a priest

The Busy Catholic - 4 months 4 weeks ago
The Reverend Shier approached Father Ashley five years ago Deacon Shier and his wife Barbara in Rosary Hall after his ordination as a deacon. The deacon said he now feels "part...

Smashing success

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Students get the chance to cover their principal in whipped cream by being top sellers in the Catholic United Financial annual raffle.

Justina Pelletier custody fight takes new turn, may send her back to home state of Connecticut

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins BOSTON, MA, March 4, 2014 ( – A year-long custody battle may be close to ending for the family of 15-year old Justina Pelletier.  In February...


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