Tag: Life

Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle for help

| Simon Caldwell | July 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis is praying for the parents of Charlie Gard after a U.S. doctor told them nothing could be done to help their son.

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Discovery of Earth-sized planets boosts hope of finding alien life

Discovery of Earth-sized planets boosts hope of finding alien life

| Carol Glatz | February 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

The quest to find life on other planets got a boost when astronomers confirmed the existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star just 40 light years away.

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Despair errs because of one thought: Life is worth living

Despair errs because of one thought: Life is worth living

| Father Michael Schmitz | November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. Is assisted suicide OK? Why should people needlessly suffer?

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Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

Women honored for life-giving sacrifice

| Gretchen Traylor for The Catholic Spirit | October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

My lifelong dear friend, also known as my “other brother Mark (Claesgens),” and his sister and I grew up like siblings, as our adoptive parents were close friends.

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Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

| Nancy Frazier O’Brien | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As new fertility monitoring applications such as Clue and Glow make news, specialists in natural family planning caution that any technological application is only as good as the expertise behind it and the comfort level of its users.

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Seeking balance in the story of the cosmos

Seeking balance in the story of the cosmos

| March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

More than 30 years after Carl Sagan brought the beauty and wonder of outer space to millions of TV watchers, a new version of the popular “Cosmos” series debuted on several cable channels last Sunday.

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Youth on fire

Youth on fire

| Bishop Lee Piché | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The weather in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 22 was not quite as cold as it was in St. Paul, but it was plenty cold. And a strong wind blew across the Mall where an estimated crowd of 400,000 people had assembled for the rally and March for Life.

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Abortion supporters rely on ‘subterfuges,’ Cardinal O’Malley says

Abortion supporters rely on ‘subterfuges,’ Cardinal O’Malley says

| Mark Pattison | January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Supporters of legal abortion are like the emperor from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” said Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston.

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Parish offers hope, help to struggling couples

Parish offers hope, help to struggling couples

| Sharon WIlson | July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ten area Knights of Columbus councils raised funds to provide an ultrasound machine for new family center.

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Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

All are invited to participate with the archdiocese and the nation to pray a Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty led by Archbishop John Nienstedt from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Public choices will endure beyond this life

Public choices will endure beyond this life

| Father Tom Knoblach | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Election years bring into sharp focus the daunting task of structuring a just and functional society. We struggle to order priorities and balance competing claims to both the benefits and responsibilities of life in common. While essential to the good ordering of society, Catholic moral principles cannot be immediately translated into the complexities of law or policy.

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Catholic Services Appeal – By the numbers

Catholic Services Appeal – By the numbers

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Your investment in the Catholic Services Appeal.

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