Cardinal Sandri Calls for Support for Christians in Middle East Here is the Cardinal’s Letter, Provided by the Vatican February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Your Excellency, The Lenten Season, which we are living once again, invites us to go to Jerusalem through the way of the Cross upon which the Son of God accomplished his […]
Christian women at double risk of persecution – because of gender as well as religion For the first time ever, the persecution of women as it differs to that of men has been examined by the analysts of the 2018 World Watch List. The list, compiled by Open Doors International, researches over 50 countries where […]
https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/UN-diplomats-to-be-warned-over-war-risk-facing-religious-minorities Diplomats at the United Nations shall be warned on Wednesday that war poses a specific to Christians and other religious groups.
GENEVA (6 March 2018) – Children face becoming commodities as surrogacy arrangements become more prevalent, and urgent action is needed to protect their rights, the UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children has warned. “There is no right to have a child under international law,” said Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, who […]
by Ryan T. Anderson within Healthcare, Science, Sexuality March 5th, 2018 Modern medicine can’t reassign sex physically, and attempting to do so doesn’t produce good outcomes psychosocially. Here is the evidence. * * * * * Our brains and senses are designed to bring us into contact with reality, connecting us with the outside world […]
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/davearmstrong/2018/03/five-dubia-answers-amoris-laetitia-dr-fastiggi.html “I know much attention has been given to the five dubia of the four Cardinals, and some people are upset and angry that Pope Francis has not responded to them. I can’t speak for the Holy Father, but it might be that he has not responded because there is no need to do so. If we […]
Threats to the Sanctity of Human Life By charitably challenging the use of such terms as “preembryo” and “potential life,” we will direct the minds and hearts of our brothers and sisters back to the essential question of when human life begins. This is the essential question because once it is determined that the zygote […]
https://www.catholicjournal.us/2018/02/26/play-ball-christs-faithful-sitting-sidelines/ So let us reflect on these words of our Lord and seek to change our outlook and our response to the attacks on marriage and family: “How can you believe, when you accept praise from one another and do not seek the praise that comes from the only God” (St. John 5:44). My brothers […]
https://www.christiantoday.com/article/romes-colosseum-lit-in-red-to-symbolise-blood-of-persecuted-christians/126414.htm Rome’s Colosseum was bathed in red on Saturday (February 24) as part of a worldwide campaign to highlight the persecution of Christians. It came as Pope Francis met Asia Bibi’s husband and daughter. The Pakistani woman has been on death row for nine years facing spurious charges of blasphemy.
https://www.nationalreview.com/blog/corner/new-hampshire-medical-conscience-bill/ The question of “medical conscience,” that is, whether doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and the like can be forced to participate in medical procedures or provide services with which they have a religious or moral objection is heating up. Now, New Hampshire is considering a bill that would provide protection for such dissenting medical professionals.