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Bishop Oscar Cantú, chair of the US bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace, joined with other religious leaders in condemning the torture program carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency. He said: “The Catholic Church firmly believes that torture is an ‘intrinsic evil’ that cannot be justifie...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Here is a translation of the Pope's address today to representatives of the International Association of Criminal Law. * * * Distinguished Gentlemen and Ladies! I greet you all cordially and …read more
All across the United States today, young pro-lifers have committed themselves to silence, in memory of those of their generation who cannot speak since their lives were taken in abortion. …read more
The deadline is today for submitting comments to the Obama administration regarding the Health and Human Services mandate on contraception, sterilization and abortifacient drugs. At 11:59 …read more
The Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government has been unseated and Egyptian Christians are breathing easier. At the time of the fall of that government in the summer of 2013, Father Rafik …read more
Here is the text of the homily read at the 2014 Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., attended by justices of the US Supreme Court. The Mass was last …read more