Pope Francis: “The Death Penalty Is Inadmissible, No Matter How Serious the Crime”

From Vatican City this morning, a report of Pope Francis' meeting with delegates from the International Commission against the Death Penalty.  The Holy Father presented a letter to Federico Mayor, president of the Commission, to greet and offer his personal thanks to all the members of the aforementioned International Commission, the group of countries that lend their support, and all those who collaborate in its work. The Vatican Information Service has released the following excerpts from the … [Read more...]

Will Michigan Legislature Protect Religious Freedom of Adoption Agencies?

The Michigan House of Representatives will vote this afternoon on legislation which would allow faith-based adoption agencies to continue to provide services in the state.House Bills 4188-4190 would allow Catholic and other faith-based adoption agencies to abide by the teachings of their faith, and to refuse to place children into homes with same-sex or unmarried couples.  As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments next month on whether same-sex "marriage" should be legalized in Mic … [Read more...]


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