Archive of January 11, 2009

Understanding Baptism makes for a life of constant thanks, Pope Benedict says

Jan 11, 2009 - 12:11 pm .- Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, spoke about the Sacrament of Baptism. Stressing that Jesus’ baptism was Jesus’ first act of public life, he said that if Christians could fully understand the gift of Baptism, our lives would be ones of constant thanks. 

Cincinnati native heeds call to priesthood in Erie diocese

Jan 11, 2009 - 06:27 am .- Sometimes hearing God’s call to minister can be difficult to understand. Although Father Johnathan Schmolt’s family knew he had the makings of a priest, it wasn’t always clear to him, he said.

Birth control pill inventor laments demographic ‘catastrophe’

Jan 11, 2009 - 02:10 am .- The chemist who made a key discovery leading to the invention of the birth control pill has written a commentary calling demographic decline in Europe a “horror scenario” and a “catastrophe” brought on in part by the pill’s invention.

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