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A significant amount of the media coverage about the deliberations of the Synod on the Family was about whether those who are divorced and re-married outside of the Church could receive Communion. No data has been forthcoming on the number of people who are in this situation, but some recent reports show a signif...read more
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The lead-up to the synod has been dominated by the theme of ‘mercy’ and especially by consideration of how that might apply to the situation of the divorced and ‘remarried’. It is on the …read more
Do you remember that toy called Sock ‘Em Robots in which two plastic robot boxers bashed each other while two kids were controlling their left hooks, blocks and body blows? It came to mind …read more
A testimony given to the Synod on the Family about welcoming homosexual couples has been called "damaging" by a concerned international coalition of pro-family groups. Voice of the Family …read more
Restrictions on the use of euthanasia are increasingly bent or simply eliminated. The most recent example of this is in Belgium. Prison inmate Frank Van Den Bleeken is now cleared for …read more
When the late Pope Paul VI is beatified in Rome on October 19 — the final step before his canonization as a saint — the founders of the global Catholic medical institute that he inspired and …read more