Tag: Life

Pope to health workers: Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

Pope to health workers: Uphold ‘the truest human right, the right to life’

| Cindy Wooden | January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Health care professionals always must “promote the dignity and life of each person and reject any compromise in the direction of euthanasia, assisted suicide or suppression of life, even in the case of terminal illness,” Pope Francis said.

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Grandma remembers: the secret of 90

Grandma remembers: the secret of 90

| Christina Capecchi | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s become a four-generation tradition to head south of the Twin Cities and take in a small-town celebration of fall. Our route winds between soaring bluffs and a shimmering lake. It feels like a narrow passageway, a tunnel back in time.

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With God’s grace, we stay afloat on the sea of life

With God’s grace, we stay afloat on the sea of life

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Some say that life is like a roller coaster.

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Life is a gift not meant to be possessed, manipulated, pope says

Life is a gift not meant to be possessed, manipulated, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteve | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Generously caring for the sick and the marginalized is the best way to combat a culture of waste and indifference that seeks to control and manipulate life, Pope Francis said.

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Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

Bishop: U.K. Supreme Court ruling on withdrawing hydration morally wrong

| Simon Caldwell | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Britain’s highest court has ruled that doctors can withdraw food and fluid from patients who are in a vegetative state or minimally conscious without seeking permission from judges.

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Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

Thousands of youth gather to rally, pray before March for Life

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Capital One Arena in Washington, which typically hosts professional basketball and hockey games and sold-out concerts, was filled with thousands of youth from around the country who gathered there Jan. 19 to stand up for life.

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Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

Every child ‘a precious gift from God,’ Trump tells pro-life rally

| Julie Asher | January 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

In remarks broadcast to the March for Life from the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump said that his administration “will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.”

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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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