Archbishop Cordileone releases pastoral letter in advance of a requiem Mass for the homeless he will preside over on Nov. 6.
Results from Tag: 'respect for life'
Archbishop Naumann released the statement ahead of Respect Life Month, which is celebrated during October each year.
President Joe Biden, a Catholic, excluded the Hyde Amendment from his budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year.
Vatican Reiterates That Cremation Permissible Under Certain Restrictions, Scattering Ashes Forbidden
Ad Resurgendum Cum Christo (To Rise With Christ), published Oct. 25, states that the Church ‘continues to prefer the practice of burying the bodies of the deceased, because this shows a greater esteem towards the deceased.’ And the ‘ashes of the faithful must be laid to rest in a sacred place,’ such as in a cemetery or church.
‘The family is the setting in which a new life is not only born but also welcomed as a gift of God,’ Francis states in post-synod document.