Tag Archives: Pope John Paul II

Voting As A Catholic

Did you know that the Holy See has answered some questions on how Catholics participate in political life? It can be found here: DOCTRINAL NOTE on some questions regarding The Participation of Catholics in Political Life “The Congregation for the … Continue reading

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NCBC Webinar

Tonight I sat in on a webinar on human cloning, in-vitro fertilization and other bio-ethical issues presented by Dr. John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC). Dr. Haas gave a historical and theological background on the health … Continue reading

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Champs Like Us, Baby We Were Born To Smile

My apologies to Bruce Springsteen for the above title. <GG> British researchers at the University of Durham have evidence that our ability to laugh and smile begins in the womb: Nadja Reissland from the University of Durham and her colleagues … Continue reading

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Respect Life Month — Almost Here!

One more day left in September, then Respect Life month begins for the Catholic Church in the United States. My parish pro-life group has been busy, busy, busy preparing materials to highlight the life issues throughout October.  I’ll share about … Continue reading

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John Paul II the Day After the Tragic Attacks of 9/11

The day after the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, Pope John Paul II addressed the tragedy during his weekly audience:  I cannot begin this audience without expressing my profound sorrow at the terrorist attacks which yesterday brought death and … Continue reading

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