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Vatican releases updated guidelines for bioethical questions

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – To offer clearly and accurately the Catholic Church’s positions on abortion, contraception, genetic engineering, fertility treatments, vaccines, frozen embryos and other life issues, the Vatican released an expanded and updated guide of the church’s bioethical teachings. The “New Charter for Health Care Workers” is meant to provide a thorough summary of […]

Money, pride make people ignore God’s word, neglect others, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Without making room for God’s word in their heart, people will never be able to welcome and love all human life, Pope Francis said. “Each life that we encounter is a gift deserving acceptance, respect and love,” the pope said in his message for Lent, which begins March 1 for Latin-rite […]

Reject prejudice, leave space for hope in communications, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – At a time when the media seem to feed a “vicious cycle of anxiety” and a “spiral of fear,” Christians should respond with honest stories that identify problems and evil, but also inspire real solutions, Pope Francis said. “Every new tragedy that occurs in the world’s history can also become a […]

Christian witness requires action, pope says during parish visit

ROME (CNS) – Being a real Christian does not mean being a saint, but giving witness to Jesus in word and, especially, deed, Pope Francis told members of a parish on the eastern edge of Rome. Spending more than three hours Jan. 15 at the parish of St. Mary in the Setteville neighborhood, Pope Francis […]

80th anniversary of the death of Holy Cross Brother St. André Bessette is Jan. 6

Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills and St. Edward High School in Lakewood are three Congregation of Holy Cross educational institutions in the Diocese of Cleveland On Oct. 17, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI canonized Holy Cross’ first saint, Br. André Bessette, C.S.C. St. André – who battled sickness for much […]

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