Report: Australia has less than half the palliative care doctors it needs

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2021 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- An Australian university has found that the country has less than half the number of palliative care physicians needed to care for terminally-ill patients.   A study published by Australian Catholic University’s (ACU)...

Virtual conference to focus on St. Joseph

CNA Staff, Feb 24, 2021 / 03:33 pm (CNA).- As part of the Year of Saint Joseph called for by Pope Francis, the National Shrine of St. Joseph will host a virtual conference and rededicate the saint’s statue. The event takes place on March 19, the Solemnity of St....

At hearing, Becerra won’t name single abortion restriction he favors

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2021 / 03:28 pm (CNA).- President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services declined at a hearing Wednesday to state if he would support any theoretical type of restriction on abortion. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) questioned...

HHS Secretary Nominee Xavier Becerra: ‘I Have Never Sued Any Nuns’

Gage Skidmore Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. In 2017, Becerra sued the Trump administration over its religious...

Feb 28; Second Sunday of the Great Fast: St. Gregory of Palamas, Tone 6

Second Sunday of the Great Fast: St. Gregory of Palamas, Tone 6; our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Ascetical Companion of Procopius (716-40) GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Lead my soul forth from prison*...