Healthcare and Bishops Plea to Laity: Act Now; Our Catholic Duty for Posterity

Healthcare and Bishops Plea to Laity: Act Now; Our Catholic Duty for Posterity

“The only think necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” —English philosopher Edmund Burke The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a nationwide bulletin insert this Sunday.  The message was clear:  Tell Congress to remove Abortion Funding and Mandates from the health care reform measures. Currently, all…
Senate Committee Moves Forward Healthcare: Bishops Objections Steady

Senate Committee Moves Forward Healthcare: Bishops Objections Steady

WASHINGTON DC, October 13, 2009, 3:25pm EST —  Minutes ago, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved the latest in a series of Congressional healthcare bills aimed at ultimately fulfilling Barak Obama’s fierce and public determination to institute a national health care plan by year’s end. Today’s bill passed on strict partisan lines with the exception…
Doctor Describes Miracle in AIDS Treatment: Affirms Benedict XVI’s View on Halting Disease

Doctor Describes Miracle in AIDS Treatment: Affirms Benedict XVI’s View on Halting Disease

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 12, 2009 (Zenit.org).- A doctor dedicated to helping African AIDS patients is affirming that these people are “coming back to life,” but adds that he sees an even greater miracle in his work. Doctor Elard Alumando (pictured above), the director of DREAM — Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition — in…
Cardinal Warns Against Anti-Life Myopia

Cardinal Warns Against Anti-Life Myopia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Zenit.org)—The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference pro-life committee is inviting people to spend a day with a child and learn the lessons God teaches through him or her. Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, affirmed this in a statement released for Respect Life Sunday, which will take place this weekend.Sunday’s celebration will focus…
Church will have no part in health care that destroys life, New York archbishop insists

Church will have no part in health care that destroys life, New York archbishop insists

Phoenix, AZ (CNA)—“Health care reform is a good thing,” New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan told CNA on Wednesday during in interview in Phoenix, Arizona. However, if it “leads to the destruction of life, then we say it’s no longer health care at all – it’s unhealthy care and we can’t be part of that.” Responding…