Last article of section "Politics and Law"
The state of Colorado will not bring a murder charge against a woman accused of cutting a baby from her mother’s womb. In a statement, Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila urged people to press elected officials for a change to the state’s law, which does not recognize an unborn child as a person. Dynel Lane is accuse...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Following Royal Assent being given to the Modern Slavery Bill today, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster welcomed the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The billcreates two new civil orders to …read more
Here are the speaking notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin on the Church's teaching on marriage today, a lecture given last week to the Iona Institute. * * * “I am grateful to the …read more
By its recent approval of the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA) and the Human Rights Amendment Act (HRAA), the Council of the District of Columbia ran afoul of …read more
Pope Francis today made a clear denunciation of the death penalty and even of sentences to life imprisonment, saying that "today the death penalty is inadmissible, no matter how serious the …read more
A Filipino Bishop criticized President Benigno S. Aquino III, saying that the head of state is acting less and less like the nation's chief executive. Auxiliary Bishop Broderick S. Pabillo of …read more