Posts by Web Master

110 of 1339 items

New York assisted suicide bill draws fire from disability rights group

by Web Master

New York City, N.Y., Apr 24, 2018 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Disability rights activists are speaking out in opposition to a proposal in New York that would legalize physician assisted suicide. The Medical Aid in Dying Act, or bill A.2383-A, would amend the current public health law to legalize assisted suicide for mentally competent, […]

Number of Tabernacles on Parish Grounds

by Web Master

By Fr. Edward McNamara Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Is it permissible for a parish to reserve consecrated hosts in more than one tabernacle on the same parish grounds? My elementary understanding and reading of the Code of Canon […]

Second priest murdered in Mexico in less than a week

by Web Master

Guadalajara, Mexico, Apr 23, 2018 / 03:30 pm (ACI Prensa).- The reported murder of a priest in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Friday marks the second killing of a priest in less than a week in the country. Fr. Juan Miguel Contreras Garcia, 33, was shot to death the afternoon of April 20 inside Saint Pio of […]

Incoming pro-life chair to keynote National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

by Web Master

Washington D.C., Apr 23, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The keynote speaker at the 2018 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast will be Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, incoming chairman of the US bishops’ pro-life committee. The breakfast will be held May 24 in Washington, DC. Naumann became the 11th bishop of the Archdiocese of […]

Nigerian priest liberated after four days in captivity

by Web Master

Benin City, Nigeria, Apr 23, 2018 / 12:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Edwin Omoregbe, who had been kidnapped last week in Nigeria’s Edo state, was released on Sunday. “With great joy in our heart, we want to inform you all that our priest, Rev. Fr. Edwin Omorogbe has been released from the hands of kidnappers,” […]

BREAKING: Italy Grants Alfie Evans Italian Citizenship for Transfer

by Web Master

By Deborah Castellano Lubov At the last minute, when the 23-month-old Briton Alfie Evans was to be “unplugged” by Liverpool Hospital on April 23, 2018, Vatican media reported that Italy had granted him Italian citizenship. The government hopes that this will allow baby Alfie’s transfer to the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù in Rome, which, with Pope […]

Italy grants Alfie Evans citizenship in hopes of transfer to Rome

by Web Master

London, England, Apr 23, 2018 / 11:38 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On Monday a hospitalized British child at the center of a heated legal battle was granted Italian citizenship, part of an effort to delay shutting off his life-support, and to transfer him to a Roman hospital for additional treatment and medical evaluation. Read More: EWTN

Italy grants Alfie Evans citizenship in hopes of transfer to Rome

by Web Master

London, England, Apr 23, 2018 / 10:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday a hospitalized British child at the center of a heated legal battle was granted Italian citizenship, part of an effort to delay shutting off his life-support, and to transfer him to a Roman hospital for additional treatment and medical evaluation. Two-year-old Alfie Evans […]

The Only Master of Life is God

by Web Master

By Jim Fair An old news editor I worked with long ago had a rule for what makes a “trend” story. It went like this… If something unusual happens, you have just an unusual incident. If something like it happens again, it might be just a coincidence. But when it happens the third time, there […]

Syria: Reconstruction Continues in Nineveh Plain

by Web Master

By ZENIT Staff Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) continues to help in the reconstruction in the Nineveh Plain – its “Marshall Plan” to support the Christians of Iraq. Less than a year after the opening of the first sites in the villages of Bartella, Karamless, and Qaraqosh, May 8, 2017, the results achieved […]