WASHINGTON—In a statement to mark Respect Life Month, October 2014, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap., of Boston called for "community and solidarity" as an antidote to threats against life. Cardinal O'Malley chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When a mother has a birthday, children send their greetings and love, so make sure to do the same thing on the feast of the Nativity of Mary, Pope Francis said. The liturgical feast day Sept. 8 "would be her birthday. And what do you do when your mom has a birthday? You send her greetings and best wishes," the pope said, after praying the Angelus with people gathered in St. Peter's Square Sept. 7.
Each election cycle, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops conducts the Candidate Questionnaire Project to assist Catholics and the broader community with the obligation to become informed voters.
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Statement from the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops in response to the ruling by Judge Robert L. Hinkle in the consolidated cases of Brenner v. Scott and Grimsley v. Scott
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Guidance for pastors and parishes as they facilitate the involvement of the faithful in appropriate election related activities.
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