Cardinal Collins Urges Canadian Party Leader to Reverse Policy Banning Pro-Life Candidates

Archdiocese of Toronto – May 14, 2014 Cardinal Thomas Collins, Toronto’s Roman Catholic archbishop, is asking Canadian federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau to rethink his decision to exclude candidates opposed to abortion rights from his party in the next election. In a letter released on Wednesday, Cardinal Collins said said he understands the need […]

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Pope: ‘Families Must Be the Most Convincing Testimony of Love’

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Zenit – By Junno Arocho Esteves – August 12, 2013 Pontiff Sends Message Brazilians During National Week of the Family In a message sent to Brazilian families on the occasion of the “National Week of the Family yesterday, Pope Francis called on the faithful to defend human life from the moment of conception. The event […]

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Pope Francis: All Life Has Inestimable Value

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Vatican Radio – July 17, 2013 Pope Francis sends message of support for human life to Catholics in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales. Below is a communique from the Bishops ‘Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW) attached with the Pope’s message signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone. (Vatican Radio) In a […]

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The Ultrasound Generation

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Catholic New York – By Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan – January 24, 2013 As we mark the solemn 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, I would like to address my column this week to our teens and young adults, who I believe will ultimately prevail in restoring a sense of respect for all […]

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Catholic Vote Results Show Need for Teaching the Faith

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Catholic News Agency – By Michelle Bauman – November 8, 2012 Washington D.C., Nov 8, 2012 / (CNA/EWTN News) – Divisions in the Catholic vote for president show the continued importance of “educating Catholics about our own faith,” said analyst Joshua Mercer, co-founder of CatholicVote.org. “If something’s really important, you don’t just say it once,” […]

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Defending Life, Liberty Part of the New Evangelization, Archbishop says

October 16, 2012 by  
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Catholic News Service – By Mark Zimmermann – October 15, 2012 WASHINGTON (CNS) — At what is a critical time for American Catholics to stand up in defense of life and religious freedom, they must engage in the church’s new evangelization effort, deepening their faith and sharing it in their everyday lives and in the […]

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Pope Benedict: The Church Defends Dignity of Man, Not Own Interests

November 7, 2011 by  
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Vatican Radio – November 7, 2011 “The Church does not defend its own interests, but the dignity of man”, said Pope Benedict XVI on Monday as he received the Letters of Credence from the new ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Holy See, Reinhard Schweppe. In his message the Holy Father recalled […]

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Welsh Bishops Underline Need of Catholic Education

Zenit – May 10, 2011 Express Support for Pro-Marriage, Pro-Life Policies CARDIFF, Wales, MAY 10, 2011 (Zenit.org) – The Welsh bishops are underlining the importance of upholding Catholic schools so that children can be educated with respect for their religious beliefs. This was one of the points stressed by the prelates in a pastoral message […]

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