Archive of September 30, 2015

Stop 'corporate welfare' for Planned Parenthood, pro-life Democrats say

Sep 30, 2015 - 05:13 pm .- The House on Tuesday passed a bill allowing states to withhold Medicaid funds from health care providers that perform abortions.

Families tell Pope Francis 'thank you' with a renewed commitment to marriage

Sep 30, 2015 - 05:08 pm .- In response to Pope Francis’ ongoing encouragement of marriage, an Ecuadorian lay woman has penned a simple thank you letter that has now gained over 1,500 signatures in the Hispanic community.

What meeting Pope Francis was like for elementary students in Harlem

Sep 30, 2015 - 03:05 pm .- Students and community members in East Harlem were moved, sometimes to tears, by Pope Francis’ words and example during his visit to the New York neighborhood.

Pope Francis lauds Archbishop Chaput's 'great love for the family'

Sep 30, 2015 - 11:21 am .- Pope Francis reviewed his recent trip to Cuba and the United States during his General Audience on Wednesday, calling the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia the “culmination” of his apostolic visit.

Pope Francis reportedly met with Kim Davis, offered support

Sep 30, 2015 - 08:47 am .- Embattled county clerk Kim Davis met with Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. last Thursday, her lawyer has told multiple media outlets.

Here's what Archbishop Kurtz thought about Pope Francis' visit

Sep 30, 2015 - 06:41 am .- For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, hearing the words of Pope Francis is like being taken back in time to when he first experienced his “original call” to serve the Church through the priesthood.

Sistine Chapel Choir releases sacred music album recorded in its chapel

Sep 30, 2015 - 03:01 am .- As the first album ever to be recorded inside the Sistine Chapel is released, Archbishop Georg Ganswein said the sacred music featured is not something of the past, but continues to play a role in evangelization.

US bishops echo Pope's words on sex abuse, accountability

Sep 30, 2015 - 12:03 am .- Two committee heads of the U.S. bishops’ conference voiced support for Pope Francis’ statement rejecting the sexual abuse of minors and promising accountability for those guilty of crimes against children.

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