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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"
Polish bishops have responded after strong opposition to staff in the medical profession who have signed a pro-life Declaration of Faith. The declaration recognizes “the primacy of God’s laws …read more
The Hospitaller Order of St. John of God announced that on Saturday morning, August 9, Sister Pascaline Chantal died of the ebola virus, according to the Fides agency. Sister Chantal of the …read more
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The Catholic Union of Great Britain has criticized new guidelines on chaplaincy in the National Health Service, saying they ignore the specific needs of individual faiths. The new guidelines, …read more
The following is the text of a homily delivered July 26th by Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, during the diocese's annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. *** "St Luke tells how Mary went "as …read more