Archive of February 4, 2017

Senate bill would move women's health funding away from Planned Parenthood

Feb 4, 2017 - 03:06 pm .- A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would re-allocate women’s health care funding away from controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood, toward health care providers that don’t perform abortions.

Pope Francis explains why your money won't save you

Feb 4, 2017 - 02:18 pm .- Pope Francis warned of the “hidden victims” of capitalism, the idolatry of money and false philanthropy, telling a Saturday gathering of entrepreneurs they must act to change a system that creates victims, not simply help people after the fact.

Pope: Be more than a mannequin when it comes to helping refugees

Feb 4, 2017 - 08:16 am .- In his newest prayer video Pope Francis focused on the poor and refugees, saying we shouldn’t be like immobile mannequin’s when faced with their needs, but must instead reach out and help.

Pope names Archbishop Becciu personal delegate to Order of Malta

Feb 4, 2017 - 04:38 am .- Pope Francis has named Archbishop Giovanni Becciu, substitute of the Secretariat of State, as his personal delegate to oversee the “spiritual and moral” reform of the Order of Malta, with particular attention to the professed members.

Who took religious vows last year? Over 200 Americans.

Feb 4, 2017 - 03:04 am .- There were 216 Catholic women and men religious who took perpetual vows in the U.S. in 2016, and an annual survey has aimed to take their pulse.

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