Mock conclave teaches Catholic students about faith

Alexandria, Va., Mar 7, 2013 / 04:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The principal at a Virginia Catholic grade school said he hopes an elaborate mock conclave recently held by students and staff will help enrich the school’s efforts to teach the Catholic faith.“Primarily, my hope for this is that the kids, through understanding what’s going on, would be more invigorated in their faith,” Principal Dan Baillargeon told CNA on March 5.Employees and numerous parent volunteers at … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

New book shows adult stem cells as medical ‘paradigm shift’

Denver, Colo., Mar 7, 2013 / 02:07 am (CNA).- The recent explosion of success in using adult stem cells to treat and cure diseases marks a shift in the medical field by making it unnecessary to use controversial embryonic stem cells, said Dr. Robin Smith.“These cells are impacting many peoples' lives who are treated in a clinical trial, and as they become standard in care...it will become part of modern medicine,” the president of the Stem for Life Foundation told CNA … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Cardinal Dolan named Notre Dame’s 2013 commencement speaker

South Bend, Ind., Mar 7, 2013 / 12:08 am (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s graduation ceremony on May 19.Cardinal Dolan is “a man of great intelligence and personal warmth, and a dedicated shepherd of the Church,” said Notre Dame president Father John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.He explained in a March 6 statement that the university is “grateful” that the … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

New York City, N.Y., Mar 6, 2013 / 05:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually harm women instead.“Real medical care decreases maternal mortality; abortion does not decrease maternal mortality,” Dr. Donna J. Harrison told CNA on March 6. Harrison, who serves as the director of research and public policy for the American Association of Pro-Life … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Doctors warn UN that abortion harms mothers

New York City, N.Y., Mar 6, 2013 / 05:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  Medical experts before the United Nations argued that abortion is not medically necessary to promote women’s health and can actually harm women instead.“Real medical care decreases maternal mortality; abortion does not decrease maternal mortality,” Dr. Donna J. Harrison told CNA on March 6. Harrison, who serves as the director of research and public policy for the American Association of Pro-Life … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Hugo Chavez died ‘in the bosom of the Church’

Caracas, Venezuela, Mar 6, 2013 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- A source in Venezuela has revealed to CNA that President Hugo Chavez died “in bosom of the Church” and received spiritual direction and the sacraments in his last days.In announcing Chavez’s death to the nation on March 5, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said the Venezuelan leader died “clinging to Christ.” The source in Venezuela told CNA that during the last weeks of his life, Chavez requested spiritual direction … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Profile of future Pope begins to take shape

Vatican City, Mar 6, 2013 / 09:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On their third day of pre-conclave meetings the cardinals are beginning to develop the profile of what the next Pope needs to look like.   The principle themes of today’s meeting were “the Church in today’s world, the New Evangelization, the Holy See, the dicasteries and their relations with the bishops, and what’s beginning to emerge is a profile of the next Pope,” Father Federico Lombardi told the press … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X