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The Holy Father’s universal prayer intention for September was, “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.” This is such a timely prayer. In recent weeks there has been a steady drumbeat to dehumanize and marginalize those with mental challenges, especially those with ...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
It was a Melbourne man, Julian Savulescu, now an ethics professor at Oxford, who declared that doctors who will not provide abortion should be “punished through removal of license to practice …read more
Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, on Monday released a statement regarding the new “accommodation” to the Health and Human Services contraception mandate announced …read more
The #IceBucketChallenge has been filling Facebook feeds for days now, but as more Catholics take the challenge, some of the funds raised are being directed toward research centers committed …read more
The Catholic Church in Nigeria has criticised new health legislation, saying some sections of the bill were defective and unfavourable to human life. Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of …read more
A Spanish missionary has died from the Ebola virus after being the third person to receive experimental treatment for the disease. Father Miguel Pajares, 75, of the Hospitaller Order of St. …read more