Only 18 babies with Down syndrome born in Denmark in 2019

CNA Staff, Sep 6, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Only 18 children with Down syndrome were born in Denmark in 2019, the lowest number on record in the Scandinavian country, according to a new report from the Danish Central Cytogenetic Registry (DCCR). The DCCR, whose...

Revitalizing Spiritual Works of Mercy

By Sister Mary Madeline Todd, OP | Sunday, Sept. 6, is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass readings: Ezekiel 33:7-9; Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9; Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20. A few years… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pondering Slavery and Homosexuality

Last October Fr James Martin SJ put the cat among the pigeons with a controversial tweet questioning whether the prohibitions of homosexual activity in the Bible can stand up since the Bible does not condemn slavery. Fr Martin’s question is, “If the Bible accepts...

Pope Appoints Auxiliary Bishop of Docese of Sofia-Plovdiv, Bulgaria

The Holy Father has appointed as auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Sofia-Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the Reverend Rumen Ivanov Stanev, until now parish priest of the parish of Rakovski-Sekirovo, in the same circumscription, assigning him the titular see of Simidicca....

Pope Receives Captains Regent of San Marino

The Holy Father Francesco received in audience on September 5, 2020, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the Captains Regent of the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, Their Excellencies Mr. Alessandro Mancini and Ms. Grazia Zafferani, who subsequently met with...