Arizona’s ban on abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy will take effect this week as scheduled after a federal judge ruled Monday that the new law is constitutional.
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The Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father, is the perfect prayer given to us by Jesus. But to reap the rich fruits of this prayer we must be living a sacramental life.
Christianity began in the Middle East, and now Christians are being forced to flee their homes in record numbers. Anne, Mariam and the other refugees I met are real people. They have names and faces and dreams just like you and me. But their dreams have been taken away from them due to hatred and persecution. The Arab Refugee Christians in the USA (ARC-USA) is one organization trying to help.
It takes roughly 10 years to make a qualified doctor. It’s just a matter of math to say there won’t be enough doctors to take care of the additional 30 million Americans by 2014. For many, coverage will not necessarily translate into care: There are not enough doctors for Americans now.
You have to go back to God to see the source of any ability you have to do anything.
if, as a couple, we worship together, pray together, learn and practice the faith together, God will give us the grace to overcome our self-centeredness and become us-centered.
Israel and the U.S. have expressed growing concern about the rapidly deteriorating situation in Syria, which is “armed to the teeth with chemical weapons, or weapons of mass destruction. There are fears that these weapons – which have been moved about the country over the past few days, could potentially fall into the hands of rebel forces.”
UPDATED: Temporary Injunction Granted! Dept. of Justice to Colorado Family: Give Up Your Religion or Your BusinessJuly 28, 2012 No Comments
While much of the media attention on Sebelius’ regulation has focused on the fact that it will apply to famous Catholic religious institutions such as Catholic University and the University of Notre Dame, the Catholic bishops have repeatedly pointed out that the regulation also violates the First Amendment-protected religious liberty of lay Catholic individuals. That includes employees who will be forced to pay insurance premiums on insurance plans that violate the teachings of their faith and business owners who will be forced to provide such plans.
Chick-fil-A is under assault because their President publicly affirmed their company support for true marriage and the family and society founded upon it. Dan Cathy expressed his deeply held religious convictions to the Baptist Press and literally – all hell broke loose among some new Cultural Revolutionaries. Next Wednesday, August 1, 2012, I intend to eat a Chick-fil-A sandwich and participate in the National Day of Appreciation for Chick-fil-A. I hope you join me.
Fr. Frank Pavone Back on the Front Line of the Fundamental Human Rights Movement of our Age: The Right to LifeJuly 28, 2012 1 Comment
When the official history of the great human rights movement of our age is written – and make no mistake it will be written – there will be several women, men, associations, movements and organizations holding a deserved place of honor. Right at the top of that list will be an indefatigable Catholic Priest and Champion for Life named Fr Frank Pavone and the vital association which the Lord of Life called him to found, Priests for Life. I recently had the joy of speaking at length with my friend of many years. I asked him about the events of the last several months and have incorporated his responses in this article.