Editor’s note: The following essay was originally delivered on January 8, 2021, as the Convocation for Spring 2021 Semester at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. ——- Introduction There is an old story […]
On nearly 600 acres of land, the Catholic center of Veritatis Splendor will be built near Tyler, Texas.
Continued from HERE. Last year when we were teetering on the brink of normal and 1984, I was chaplain for a Traditional Mass pilgrimage to the Holy Land. We had wonderful participants, whom I think of with fondness to this … Read More →
CNA Staff, Feb 26, 2021 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- As religious services in British Columbia are still shut down by government orders, a Catholic archbishop is asking the government to reconsider and offer religious institutions the same rights as businesses.
On Feb. 19, Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver issued a 19-page statement asking B.C. health officials to grant the Church the same treatment as bars, gyms, and restaurants.
He asked the government to permit in-person Masses that follow COVID-19 restrictions, such as a 10% capacity limit, masks, social distancing, and other sanitation requirements.
Mary Wagner’s long road toward achieving legal recognition of the humanity of the unborn has come to an end as the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed her leave to appeal Feb. 18.
In a statement to her supporters, Wagner wrote, “We are saddened and disturbed by the scandal of this refusal to hear our plea for the most vulnerable members of our human family, whose own pleas are too weak to be heard.”
Wagner had hoped to take a constitutional challenge of the Criminal Code to the country’s top court to address what her lawyer Charles Lugosi described as a “once-in-a-century question” — whether Parliament has unlimited authority to define who is and who isn’t a human being.
Lionello Spada, “Saint Jerome,” c. 1611
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