FORUM: The Value of a Single Human Life

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By Cardinal Donald Wuerl Below is a reflection of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, entitled ‘The Value of a Single Human Life’ from Cardinal Wuerl’s blog: *** This weekend, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marked the 25th anniversary of its dedication and opening. With our nation having experienced in recent years a tragic crisis […]

Bambino Gesù: Miniaturized Heart Pump Saves 3-Year-Old Girl’s Life

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By ZENIT Staff HERE YOU FIND PICTURES AND VIDEO A team of cardiac surgeons at the Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, in Vatican City, saved the life of a 3-year old baby girl whose heart was failing by implanting a miniaturized heart pump, developed with funding from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), precisely […]

24th Meeting of Council of Cardinals In Progress

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By Deborah Castellano Lubov The 24th meeting of the Council of Cardinals is taking place in the Vatican. The C9, as the group is commonly called, is studying the plans for reforming the Apostolic Constitution “Pastor Bonus” on the Roman Curia. The meeting began this morning and concludes on Wednesday. The Council of Cardinals consists […]

Could a California bill ban Christian teaching on homosexuality?

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Sacramento, Calif., Apr 22, 2018 / 04:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A proposed law in California could have a chilling effect on free speech, warn critics who fear that it could ban efforts to explain and promote Christian teaching on sexual morality. “The broad reach of AB 2942 leaves even simple religious speech on same-sex attraction […]

Eucharist Unites

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By Zenit Team Pope Francis: The Eucharist Reconciles us and Unites us Audience Pilgrims from Dioceses of Bologna and Cesena-Sarsina Pope Francis: The Eucharist Reconciles us and Unites us Audience Pilgrims from Dioceses of Bologna and Cesena-Sarsina Venerable English College: Pope Speaks of Love Overcome Fear with Prayer, Love and Sense of Humor Regina Coeli […]

Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors Hears from Survivors

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By ZENIT Staff The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM) met this week in Plenary Assembly in Rome. The first day of the meeting was dedicated to hearing from members of the Survivor Advisory Panel (SAP) of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission from England and Wales. The gathering was part of the PCPM’s […]

Four New Priests Join Pope for Regina Coeli Blessing

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By ZENIT Staff Pope Francis reminded the crowds of Pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square for the Regina Coeli on April 22, 2018, that it is the fourth Sunday of Easter — and the Day of Prayer for Vocations: “The theme is: ‘Listen, Discern, Live the Call of the Lord.’ I thank the Lord because He […]

Nicaragua: Pope Prayers for Victims of Violence

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By ZENIT Staff “I’m concerned about what’s happening these days in Nicaragua, where clashes broke out following a social protest, which also caused some victims,” Pope Francis said April 22, 2018, after praying the Regina Coeli with the crowds in St. Peter’s Square. “I express my closeness in prayer to that country, and I join […]