Archive of February 3, 2017

Supreme Court nominee authored a book on assisted suicide

Feb 3, 2017 - 04:03 pm .- President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court wrote a book on “the future of assisted suicide” in 2006 – and he came to some strong pro-life conclusions.

Pope Francis encourages successful dialogue at Nobel Peace summit

Feb 3, 2017 - 03:27 pm .- On behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican's Secretary of State sent a message encouraging the participants of XVI World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to peaceful and effective communication.

Why some Texas legislators want to limit the death penalty

Feb 3, 2017 - 02:53 pm .- One death sentence in Texas has prompted some legislators to rethink the state’s broad qualifications for the death penalty.

Marriage is holy: A Swiss bishop publishes 9 points on 'Amoris laetitia'

Feb 3, 2017 - 10:51 am .- Referring extensively to Pope Francis' writing in Amoris laetitia, a Swiss bishop on Thursday gave direction on how to implement the exhortation, emphasizing respect for the sanctity of the marriage bond.

Bishop Fellay: Offer of personal prelature under consideration

Feb 3, 2017 - 07:30 am .- While divisions between the Vatican and the Society of St. Pius X still exist, representatives from both sides have said the proposal of a personal prelature appears to be the best option for manifesting unity, and steps are already being taken to study it.

The story of Rowen and Blake: Twins who cuddled to stay alive

Feb 3, 2017 - 03:02 am .- When newlyweds Charlie and Hayley Lampshire from Oxfordshire, England found out they were pregnant with twins in 2015, they couldn't have been happier.

Who is our neighbor? Faith leaders say it's refugees

Feb 3, 2017 - 12:40 am .- As leaders of many faiths gathered for prayer in Washington, D.C. this week, they pledged solidarity with refugees looking to enter the U.S.

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