More than 100,000 ask Mexican Supreme Court to affirm right to life
March 31, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
More than 120,000 people have signed a petition asking the Mexican Supreme Judicial Court of the Nation to reaffirm that “abortion is not a right.”Learn More
Sister Agnesine—all the right notes
March 30, 2015 | posted by Laura Carter
Sister Agnesine Heinsch is one of seven Sisters of the Incarnate Word Blessed Sacrament who live in the convent on the campus of Blessed Sacrament Academy. For 58 years, she has served God as a member of the congregation -- first as a teacher at various schools in South Texas and later as treasurer for the BSA school office and the convent in San Antonio. As an individual, Sister Agnesine is full of life, encouraging and musical. The large garden she cultivated for many years behind the convent is now a playground enjoyed by children attending the Child Development Center, but she still has her green thumb. Sister Agnesine will also go fishing whenever possible.
Catholic Intellectual Tradition lecture to focus on spreading the Gospel without being judgmental
March 30, 2015 | posted by Andrew Festa
Many people who serve for the common good experience a tension: In embracing a sense of right and wrong, how does one avoid passing negative judgment on others’ choices?Learn More
Holy Week is about humility—there is no other way, pope says
March 30, 2015 | posted by Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis on Palm Sunday said that imitating the humility of Jesus is what makes Holy Week “holy,” and encouraged attendees to mimic his attitude of humiliation as the week unfolds.