Archive of August 5, 2017

Assisted suicide for mental health issues? A Catholic response

Aug 5, 2017 - 04:01 pm .- With awareness of mental health conditions on the rise, how is the Church called to respond to those who do not simply wish to end their lives, but push for the right to do so legally?

Pope shakes up Syro-Malankara Church with several new appointments

Aug 5, 2017 - 09:42 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis made several changes in the Syro-Malankara Church, found predominantly in India, establishing a new eparchy and naming several new bishops, as well as an apostolic visitor.

Pope voices sorrow at death of 'beloved' Cardinal Tettamanzi

Aug 5, 2017 - 09:06 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis sent a message mourning the death earlier that day of 83-year-old Italian Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, Archbishop Emeritus of Milan.

Artists take center stage in Pope's latest prayer video

Aug 5, 2017 - 04:24 am .- Pope Francis has dedicated the month of August to praying for artists, praising them in his latest prayer video as heralds of God's beauty, and asking that through their work, they would help humanity discover the wonder of creation.

Why this Catholic priest objects to the 'private exorcist' trend

Aug 5, 2017 - 03:02 am .- A recent article in the Economist has some disturbing news about the rise of so-called “professional exorcists” in France and elsewhere, according to one Catholic exorcist.  

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