“patrimony for all humanity,” Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia tells the UNFamily Cannot Be Done Away With,
Archbishop Tells UN
-- The family has a “unique character” that makes it a , the head of the Pontifical Council for the Family, told the United Nations.


Post image for If We Do Nothing, They Will CloneIf We Do Nothing,
They Will Clone

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2014 -- Human cloning is here. After years of effort, scientists manufactured human life using the same process that created Dolly the sheep. There is no way around it: The age of human cloning is here—unless we act now to prevent it.


Bill May Presents Vision for
New Marriage Movement to
National Catholic Leaders

BIRMINGHAM, AL, May 13, 2014 – Catholics for the Common Good (CCGI) President, William B. May, presented a vision for a new, positive marriage movement during an address at the national Catholic Leadership Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on May 2. Remembering the recent canonization of St John Paul II, May said, “We need to follow the advice that he gave to Solidarity in Poland and the approach he used that led to the downfall of communism. ‘Let your work serve human dignity, let it elevate man, let it elevate families, let it elevate whole peoples!’”


Cardinal Burke:
Restoring Respect for the Conjugal Act
Is ‘Essential’ to Future of West
VATICAN CITY, May 3, 2014 – Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of America’s leading prelates, urged pro-life citizens and leaders to promote respect for the sexual act at an international pro-life conference in Rome Saturday.


Archbishop Samual Aquila of Denver speaks on marriage

Archbishop Aquila:
Teaching on Marriage
Must Be Rooted in Christ -- As the Synod of Bishops on the Family draws closer, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver has offered a reflection for his brother bishops on the pastoral issue of proclaiming “the gospel marriage” of Christ to the world.


Legal Groups Offer
Free Analysis in Wake of
Mozilla Head's Resignation
- After the resignation of a Silicon Valley CEO following an uproar over his defense of marriage, two firms are providing free legal analysis to anyone suffering at work for opposing a redefinition of marriage.


Saint John Paul the Great

JPII's Theology of the Body
Is Transformative, Scholar Says
- The canonization of Saint John Paul II gives new impetus to his “ground-breaking” theology of the body, which has the potential to “completely transform” contemporary culture, one theology professor says.


Rev. James Schall, SJ

Why Silencing Christians
Will Continue
WASHINGTON, DC, April 24, 2014 -- The number of subjects we cannot talk about in public discourse are rapidly multiplying. The older notion of “free speech” as a search for the truth through reasonable argument is being replaced. We no longer want to hear speech if it “offends” someone’s feelings or self-defined identity. We would rather “just get along” than to have to decide about the truth of any issue or confront the consequences of its violation.


Ignoring an Inequality Culprit:
Single-Parent Families
NEW YORK, April 20, 2014 -- Suppose a scientific conference on cancer prevention never addressed smoking, on the grounds that in a free society you can't change private behavior, and anyway, maybe the statistical relationships between smoking and cancer are really caused by some other third variable. Wouldn't some suspect that the scientists who raised these claims were driven by something—ideology, tobacco money—other than science?


Benedict XVI: I Knew During His Life
That John Paul II Was a Saint
-- In a rare interview, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recalled his close friendship with Blessed John Paul II, saying that the pontiff’s sanctity and deep spirituality were apparent during his life.


University Official Loses Lawsuit
Demoted for Signing
Marriage Protection Ballot Petition
WASHINGTON, DC, April 22, 2014 (CWN) --A federal district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Angela McCaskill, Gallaudet University’s former chief diversity officer, who was demoted after a colleague discovered she had signed a petition in favor of a Maryland marriage ballot initiative.


John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be canonized April 27John XXIII, John Paul II Linked by
Love of Dialogue with World -- John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be canonized April 27, are “bound together” by their love for addressing the world in conversation, a cardinal who worked with them both has said.


-- Several hundred delegates of the Nevada Republican Party approved a party platform Saturday that lacks a pro-life plank and drops support for the definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.


Blessed John Paul II

John Paul II's Secretary:
Pontificate Was Marked
by Martyrdom
- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow, one of Bl. John Paul II’s closest collaborators, said the Pope’s holiness and pontificate were characterized by martyrdom.


PROVIDE FEEDBACK
TO MOZILLA

-- Critics slammed Web browser Firefox's announcement that CEO Brendan Eich resigned in wake of controversy surrounding his support of traditional marriage, calling the move intolerant of free speech. 




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