Stand in Solidarity With the Elderly

(Zenit.org) — The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme of end of life assistance to the elderly. While there are numerous Vatican documents and papal statements that address this issue, a renewed focus on the moral and ethical care of the elderly is both welcomed and needed. It seems . . . Read more

Silencing the Voices of the Faithful in Health Care

Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of choice.  Truly living one’s faith means that family life, professional life, leisure activities, as well as spiritual practices are guided by the tenets . . . Read more

Black Madonna Visits Imprisoned Pro-Life Hero Mary Wagner

Throughout my journey with the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa across North America in defense of life, I’ve been to many wonderful places surrounded by amazing people. One place I wasn’t planning to end up when we started this historic trip was in prison. On Monday of this week, on the eve of . . . Read more

Cardinal von Galen Award – Fall/Winter 2005: Bishop Fred Henry

Bishop Fred Henry of the Diocese of Calgary, Canada is the recipient of our award this quarter.  Bishop Henry has an impressive track record of speaking out and enforcing Catholic doctrine in a country where it is growing increasingly dangerous to do so. In 2002 he cancelled the wedding of a member of his diocese . . . Read more