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July 09, 2021
A friend had taken a perilous road trip, to save a family in danger of being killed. My friend’s a pro-life activist, who stands outside abortion clinics and talks to people in a friendly way. If expectant mothers going into the clinic are willing, she befriends them, and she gets them what they need so
June 29, 2021
“My heart breaks at the thought of what is happening to this vulnerable group of people who need our support now, more than any other time in SFLG’s history,” said McIntosh.
May 19, 2021
Angel was in need, and friends were happy to help her, until they discovered that she wasn't in the need she'd said she was. If you practice the works of mercy, sometimes you're going to get conned. Practice them anyway.
May 18, 2021
"We were a community of servants, a nation serving our communities," says Coventry Foodbank's Hugh McNeill of England under pandemic lockdown. "Surely, we don’t want to lose our togetherness now the world is opening up step by step."
March 03, 2021
After blessing and signing the luxury sports car, the Vatican auctioned it off six months later via Sotheby’s in London for $950,000, a portion of which was earmarked to help with the restoration of destroyed towns in the Nineveh Plains. The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need was entrusted with 200,000 euros (around $240,000), which it used to complete two building projects in Iraq, according to its director in Rome.
March 01, 2021
In our annual survey, we identify Britain’s most influential Catholics from the worlds of business, philanthropy, politics, charity, education and media. These are our Top 75 making a difference today. Introduction by Olenka Hamilton
February 08, 2021
"Fraternity is the true cure for the pandemic and the many evils that have affected us," Pope Francis told the Vatican diplomatic corps Monday morning. "Along with vaccines, fraternity and hope are, as it were, the medicine we need in today’s world.” What does fraternity require of us during the coronavirus pandemic?
January 28, 2021
We who have acquired and still retain the ability to navigate this physical world have a duty to protect the infirm elderly, as well as the unformed young, from bodily harm and dangers that could lead to their premature death. The ancient woman stroking her doll remains as human as she was as a charming toddler, as worthy of our care now that she is dying as she was when she had her life ahead of her. But we tend to forget that, especially when we see them in the groaning waystation to the grave.