“The persecution of Christians is today worse than at any time in history,” says Aid to the Church in Need – a papal charity – in its report on oppressed Christians titled “Persecuted and Forgotten?” (see: https://bit.ly/2DimV2a). More ... Friday, May 17, 2019
During the month of May, we thank God for our mothers and all we have received from them. It’s also good to remember the other women who have played an important role in our lives, from grandmothers and aunts to teachers, coaches and mentors of all kinds. More ... Friday, May 3, 2019
Seeing Notre Dame de Paris burning and threatening to collapse is a shock that leaves everyone voiceless – including President Emmanuel Macron, who canceled a speech dealing with the social unrest in France over the past few months. More ... Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Not only do vaccines protect you and your children from disease, when high percentages of the population are immunized, the whole population benefits, including people who are vulnerable and unable to receive immunizations. More ... Wednesday, April 17, 2019
As the day breaks on Holy Saturday, Catholics from neighborhoods across the U.S. and throughout the world – mostly women – hurry to church with a particular sense of purpose. More ... Thursday, April 4, 2019
To Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), I request the following: Explain yourselves. Explain to the people of the state of New Jersey, and the United States at large, why you elected to vote “no” on the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act.
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