April 4, 2018

Food for thought on helpless seniors

The U.S. assisted-suicide movement has ridiculed slippery-slope arguments, saying we will never follow the Netherlands in approving assisted suicide for people who only have dementia. It seems we are almost there now.
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Footage of Cardinal Shehan’s open housing testimony uncovered

For the first time in more than a half century, digitized footage of the cardinal’s television appearance is now available for viewing on Youtube.
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Trevi Fountain coins to continue bringing fortune to Rome’s needy

While millions of tourists throw a coin over their shoulder into Rome's Trevi Fountain hoping to return to Rome one day, the money scooped out of the fountain each week offers more concrete hope to the city's poor.
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Appeals court hears oral arguments in archdiocese’s suit over Advent ad

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments March 26 in the Archdiocese of Washington's suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for rejecting an ad for buses that promoted the archdiocese's annual "Find the Perfect Gift" initiative for the Advent season.
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Leave Mass praising God, not gossiping about others, pope says

The final words at Mass -- "Go in peace" -- are an invitation to Christians to proclaim God's blessings through their lives, not an opportunity to go outside and speak ill of others, Pope Francis said.
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