• Building culture of life happens through daily actions, says cardinal

    Building culture of life happens through daily actions, says cardinal

    • Oct 8, 2017

    Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York launched the Respect Life Month that is in October and the 2017-18 Respect Life Program, saying, “This Respect Life Month and always, let’s walk with each other; let’s help each other embrace God’s gift of human life. Whatever storms or trials we face, we are not alone. He is with us: ‘Behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.’ (Matthew 28:20).”

  • Dutch cardinal: Bishops warned of euthanasia’s slippery slope

    Dutch cardinal: Bishops warned of euthanasia’s slippery slope

    • Aug 2, 2017

    The Netherlands became the world’s first country to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide in 2002 and has since witnessed a rapid increase in related deaths, with 20 now occurring daily, according to a May report by the Regional Euthanasia Commission. A new assisted suicide bill, introduced in 2016, would allow healthy people suffering nonmedical conditions such as “loneliness, bereavement, limited mobility and decline from old age” to be helped to die by a nonprofessional “assistant-in-suicide.”

  • Bishops’ concerns for religious liberty, health care echo at assembly

    Bishops’ concerns for religious liberty, health care echo at assembly

    • Jun 20, 2017

    The annual spring meeting of the U.S. bishops in Indianapolis made many decisions on a plethora of issues, such as migration, health care and religious liberty. The bishops also discussed the upcoming Convocation of Catholic Leaders and the Synod for Young People.