Jan 31; Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Tone 2

Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Tone 2; The Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cyrus and John (284-305) GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Come, let us...

Disability cannot be grounds for voluntary euthanasia, UN officials say

Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2021 / 04:17 pm (CNA).- A disability rights organization praised United Nations human rights experts for condemning voluntary euthanasia on the basis of disability.   On Monday, three UN human rights experts issued a joint statement condemning...

Walk for Life West Coast draws thousands to San Francisco march

Denver Newsroom, Jan 27, 2021 / 03:25 pm (CNA).- Despite pandemic restrictions, thousands of pro-life advocates showed their support at the Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco on Saturday. Eva Muntean, co-chair of Walk for Life, said she expected only a few...

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Taxpayer-Funded Abortion

Peter Zelasko/CNA A man holds a pro-life sign at a rally. President Joe Biden is expected to repeal the Mexico City Policy later this week, allowing for federal funding of foreign NGOs that provide or promote abortions overseas. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pope Francis gives over $100K for earthquake relief in Croatia

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2021 / 02:40 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has given a Catholic charity in Croatia more than $121,000 for earthquake relief. The money was given to Caritas, part of the local bishops’ conference, to aid families in the Banija region, which was struck...

On Loving the Unlovable

Stanislav Traykov Michelangelo, “Pietà,” 1498-1499 What exactly is the job of love? It is nothing less than the effort to promote the real and permanent good of another person. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Poll: Most Americans oppose taxpayer-funded abortion

Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2021 / 02:20 pm (CNA).- Most Americans oppose the use of tax dollars to fund abortions in the United States or overseas, according to a Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll released on Wednesday.    “Amidst the harsh political divides in our...