• UK judge defies parents and pulls baby’s life support

    UK judge defies parents and pulls baby’s life support

    • Apr 13, 2017

    After a dispute between the parents of an 8-month-old baby in the United Kingdom fighting a rare disease and the hospital caring for the child, a High Court judge has ruled in favor of the hospital that life support may be withdrawn, against the wishes of the parents who wanted to bring their child to the United States for an experimental treatment.

  • Parents play pivotal role in encouraging, supporting vocations

    Parents play pivotal role in encouraging, supporting vocations

    • Nov 12, 2016

    Father Mark Ivany, director of spiritual formation at a seminary Washington, said it makes a big difference when seminarians feel their parents’ support. But he also says “the Lord is never outdone,” so a call can still be followed without a parent’s enthusiasm, but it might be more of a challenge.