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Senate action urged to stop coverage of abortion in health care plans

Senate action urged to stop coverage of abortion in health care plans

| Sarah McCarthy | September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of Congress and pro-life leaders Sept. 18 criticized the federal government for failing to ensure federally subsidized health plans will not cover elective abortions.

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Pope names five women to International Theological Commission

Pope names five women to International Theological Commission

| Francis X. Rocca | September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis, who has said the Catholic Church has “not yet come up with a profound theology of womanhood,” named five women, a record number, to the International Theological Commission.

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Despite 50 years of ‘War on Poverty,’ prosperity for many seems elusive

Despite 50 years of ‘War on Poverty,’ prosperity for many seems elusive

| Mark Pattison | September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the Census Bureau’s new statistics, released Sept. 16, poverty in the United States is down, but only slightly.

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Pope: Don’t leave home without it; take Gospel on the go, to the world

Pope: Don’t leave home without it; take Gospel on the go, to the world

| Carol Glatz | September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tuck the Gospel in your pocket and put on your walking shoes to share Christ’s love, peace and joy with the world, Pope Francis said.

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U.S. physician-deacon now in Liberia felt called to help Ebola patients

U.S. physician-deacon now in Liberia felt called to help Ebola patients

| Jessica A. Botelho | September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected at least 4,784 people, and claimed the lives of more than 2,400 as of Sept. 15. It is the worst Ebola epidemic in history.

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Daily Scriptures: September 14 – September 28, 2014

Daily Scriptures: September 14 – September 28, 2014

| September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 14
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Numbers 21:4b-9
Philippians 2:6-11
John 3:13-17

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The Identical

The Identical

| John Mulderig | September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although they may be sociologically fascinating, in the cultural scheme of things, Elvis Presley impersonators are not widely deemed to occupy a particularly exalted position.

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Display the cross, the true symbol of God’s saving grace

Display the cross, the true symbol of God’s saving grace

| Jean Denton | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Scriptures for Sept. 13 and 14 call us to the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross.” The message is that the son of God paid with his death the price to free humankind from its sinfulness. One look at the cross says it all.

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