Archive of June 6, 2017

Irish bishops praise court ruling recognizing the dignity of work

Jun 6, 2017 - 04:47 pm .- Ireland's Catholic bishops have praised a Supreme Court decision in the country that will allow asylum seekers to find work while their status is being decided.

Pope Francis warns against flattery and deceit

Jun 6, 2017 - 02:24 pm .- Pope Francis said Tuesday that truthfulness is the weapon against the temptation of hypocrisy, which destroys the community with lies and flattery.

Speak up for the voiceless, Pence encourages Catholic prayer breakfast

Jun 6, 2017 - 12:13 pm .- United States Vice President Mike Pence exhorted those in attendance at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday to continue to be a “voice for the voiceless”, after proclaiming that “life is winning” in the nation.

Watch a 20-week baby in utero with new groundbreaking technology

Jun 6, 2017 - 12:05 pm .- When the fetal ultrasound gained popularity in the 1970s, it was hailed as a “window to the womb.” But now, new technology could offer a much more in-depth view of babies before birth.

Bishop Choby of Nashville remembered for his pastoral care

Jun 6, 2017 - 11:39 am .- Bishop David Choby of Nashville died at age 70 Saturday night after complications arose from a recent fall; he was a man known for his dear friendship and his commitment to promoting priestly vocations.

Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

Jun 6, 2017 - 09:57 am .- A man was shot after an apparent hammer attack on police officers at Paris police headquarters next to the Cathedral of Notre Dame on Tuesday.

Ukraine's Cardinal Lubomyr Husar recalled as a spiritual father

Jun 6, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Halych and former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, died May 31 at the age of 84.

Imams, religious leaders voice 'utter disgust' after London attack

Jun 6, 2017 - 05:30 am .- More than 130 imams and religious leaders throughout the UK have joined voices in strongly condemning recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester, calling the acts “cold-blooded murders.”

Insurance denied her chemo treatment. But it covered drugs for suicide.

Jun 6, 2017 - 02:49 am .- Stephanie Packer cherishes every moment with her husband and four children. Living with a terminal illness in Orange, California, her goal is “to do everything I can to have one more second with my kids.”

Fix health care bill's major defects, bishops ask US Senate

Jun 6, 2017 - 12:08 am .- Despite its pro-life actions, the latest health care reform bill has “many serious flaws,” the U.S. bishops have said.

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