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Spain’s lower house of parliament has agreed to consider a bill that would legalize euthanasia in the country.

Source: Spanish Congress agrees to examine euthanasia bill


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“Cardinal Wilhelm Jacobus Eijk, archbishop of Utrecht, recently spoke with CNA in Rome, while giving a presentation on euthanasia. Eijk studied medicine before becoming a priest, and wrote a doctoral dissertation on euthanasia.  

The cardinal, however, identifies euthanasia as only one of many issues the Church is facing amidst a secularizing society.”


Source Link: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/dutch-cardinal-dont-underestimate-power-of-catholics-as-a-creative-minority-83644

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“Chema noted that “the missionaries always had a smile on their faces, they never complained and they were constantly working. We never saw them idle. They were very affectionate with us.”

But perhaps what most stands out in their story is that the devoted several days of their honeymoon after getting hitched to help the Missionaries of Charity instead of continuing to travel. “We got married in 2009, that summer we were also in Ethiopia, we decided to also spend our honeymoon  helping the Missionaries of Charity and we spent five days together with them of the fifteen we traveled. They were very grateful because we also brought them a very nice donation from the school where I work in Madrid.”

Chema said that “what gets a lot of people’s attention is that we spent five days of our honeymoon doing that because that’s not normal.” “We did it as an expression of gratitude and because we knew that when had children it would be really hard to go back there. We had spent several very wonderful summers such that we wanted to do it again,” Lourdes said, at which she was moved to tears.”

Source: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/this-couple-spent-their-honeymoon-helping-mother-teresas-nuns-86094/

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Saved from abortion, Chilean twin brothers are now priests :: Catholic News Agency (CNA).

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Mysterious Missouri priest showed up to pray with crash victim :: Catholic News Agency (CNA).

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'Mercy and love' at heart of Church's teaching on abortion :: Catholic News Agency #CNA#.

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Bishop says porn use starts with loneliness, 'yearning for love' :: Catholic News Agency #CNA#.

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