Archive of September 12, 2017

Bishop Mark Hagemoen transferred to Saskatoon diocese

Sep 12, 2017 - 04:35 pm .- Bishop Mark Hagemoen of Mackenzie-Fort Smith was on Tuesday named as Bishop of Saskatoon, which covers a large portion of south-central Saskatchewan, one of Canada's prairie provinces.

She wanted to be euthanized – but changed her mind after meeting Pope Francis

Sep 12, 2017 - 03:09 pm .- Consuelo del Socorro Córdoba is a Colombian woman who had made up her mind to be euthanized because of the serious illnesses caused by an acid attack she suffered in 2001.

Archbishop Chaput on the enduring legacy of Veritatis splendor

Sep 12, 2017 - 02:09 pm .- This week, First Things published “The Splendor of Truth in 2017”, an essay by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia on St. John Paul II’s 1993 encyclical on fundamental questions regarding the Church’s moral teaching, Veritatis splendor.

Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

Sep 12, 2017 - 10:38 am .- The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centres, despite being ordered by the Vatican to stop doing so.

Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

Sep 12, 2017 - 07:00 am .- After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the priest has finally been set free and is on his way home to India.

This baker's Supreme Court case could set tone of religious liberty in US

Sep 12, 2017 - 03:04 am .- A Colorado baker’s fight to maintain his freedom of expression could be the most influential religious freedom decisions of the US Supreme Court in years, as the court considers the case this term.

Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

Sep 12, 2017 - 12:02 am .- As Knights of Columbus members volunteer to aid the victims of recent storms, the organization has also raised over $1.3 million to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

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