Human Dignity

April 16, 2014

Archbishop Aquila Leads Rally Against Colorado Abortion Bill

One thousand pro-lifers prayed April 15 outside the State Capitol against the bill, which would ban any state or local policies restricting abortion.

April 16, 2014

Holy See to Submit Report on Anti-Torture Agreement to U.N. in May

Spokesman Father Federico Lombardi indicated that the report is part of its obligation to the U.N. Convention Against Torture treaty.

March 6, 2014

Virginia Bishop to Fathers: Reject Pornography; Protect Yourself and Your Family

Bishop Paul Loverde of Arlington added a preface to his 2006 pastoral letter ‘Bought With a Price.’

February 20, 2014

Pontifical Academy Addresses the Science and Ethics of Aging

They will discuss finding an ethical solution to the issues associated with a decline at the end of life, especially in the face of a culture that tends to discriminate against or marginalize the elderly and dependent.

November 14, 2013

U.S. Bishops’ New Leaders Commit to Battle the ‘Culture of Indifference’

President-elect Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said immigration, defense of marriage and religious freedom and protection of human life are all part of the Church’s response to society’s threats against human dignity.

August 28, 2013

Middle-East Scholar Paints Stark but Realistic Picture of the Situations in Syria and Egypt

Jesuit Father Samir Khalil Samir says all involved parties need to heed Pope Francis’ advice and come together to work out the peace process.

August 1, 2013

Meet the Bold ‘New Feminists’

Modern women proclaim the ‘feminine genius’ — and stand up for true freedom and happiness.

June 25, 2013

Archbishop Gomez Says Immigration Tests America's Identity

L.A.'s shepherd says: 'Immigration reform offers us a special moment as a nation.'

June 18, 2013

Quebec Euthanasia Bill Criticized for Enshrining ‘Power to Kill

Catholic groups oppose latest legislative push in Canada.

April 11, 2013

Scholar Says Europe’s Fight Against Pornography Shows Depth of Problem

Iceland’s legislative and executive branches are considering bans on Internet pornography in the country out of concerns about the effects on children of having been exposed to violent sexual content.

June 19, 2012

Cardinal Dolan: Freedom Is Rooted in Human Dignity

True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty eBook released June 19.

February 27, 2012

Cardinal Burke Praises John Paul II's View of Suffering as Model for the Faithful

'The Boundaries of the Human' conference in Rome focused on suffering.

February 2, 2012

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November 12, 2011

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