Archive of July 1, 2018

How knowing your fertility can catch diseases early

Jul 1, 2018 - 04:04 pm .- When Maggie was in high school, she stayed after class to talk to ask a teacher what to do about a very personal concern she felt her physician was not taking seriously. What she learned led to the discovery of a brain tumor, and treatment for the growth which had been affecting the teen for years. The tools she needed to find and treat this growth came from an awareness of her fertility and natural cycles.

German bishop announces communion for Protestant spouses in 'individual cases'

Jul 1, 2018 - 02:22 pm .- According to a regional newspaper report, Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker of Paderborn has decided to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics living in his diocese to receive holy Communion "in individual cases."

Human trafficking remains a problem in US, advocate says

Jul 1, 2018 - 06:01 am .- As the Department of State released its 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report this week, an apostolate which helps trafficking victims said that the practice remains a problem around the world, including in the US.

Pope Francis: Fear sin, not death

Jul 1, 2018 - 05:40 am .- Catholics have no reason to fear death, because Christ the Lord has power over death; instead, they should fear sin, which hardens and kills the soul, Pope Francis said Sunday.