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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 quickly as she could" (Lk.1:39) with an urgency allowed no delay to bring the joy of the Gospel to one mother and to on...read more
Articles from section "Health Care and Illness"
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, called a suit by the American Civil Liberties Union against the bishops for their health care “Ethical and …read more
The US Supreme Court agreed today to hear two of the many cases challenging the federal government's mandate that employers must provide insurance that covers abortion-inducing drugs, …read more
The severely disfigured man who Pope Francis embraced and blessed earlier this month has said his encounter with the Holy Father was like “being in Paradise.” Vincio Riva, 53, who suffers …read more
Beginning on November 21, 700 people will meet at the Vatican to take part in the 28th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers, on the …read more
Between 80-90% of gynecologists in Italy are refusing to abort babies, while abortion rates are steadily declining, according to a recent report from the Italian government. In a report by …read more