- Apr 7, 2020
Defending life is not an abstract concept but a duty for all Christians and it means protecting the unborn, the poor, the sick, the unemployed and migrants, Pope Francis said.
St. John Paul II’s “prophetic encyclical” on the value and inviolability of human life, “The Gospel of Life” (“Evangelium Vitae”) provides “a clear challenge” to Catholics, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee.
Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture announced on Sunday that it would bestow its annual prize to a hometown hero, the Women’s Care Center Foundation, which will be awarded this spring on the university’s campus.
President Donald Trump selected Catholic law professor at Notre Dame, Amy Coney Barrett, for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1998 Barrett wrote an article on the debated topic of the death penalty and the role of Catholic judges when deciding such cases.
Q. I am 87 years old, a Catholic all my life, and I have been diagnosed with dementia. My memory is terrible; my wife has to identify even relatives for me by name. How should I handle this problem in confession with a priest? Should I tell him my problem