Archbishop Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp., left for the Father’s House. We have received the sad news that the Archbishop of Malanje, Angola, Mgr. Benedito Roberto,…
Irish Supreme Court: Hospital may withhold treatment of child against parents' wishes
Dublin, Ireland, Jan 27, 2021 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- The Supreme Court of Ireland ruled Friday that a hospital may withhold medical treatment contrary to the wishes of the parents of a child with severe injuries. “The withholding of treatment to […]
Disability cannot be grounds for voluntary euthanasia, UN officials say
Washington D.C., Jan 27, 2021 / 04:17 pm (CNA).- A disability rights organization praised United Nations human rights experts for condemning voluntary euthanasia on the basis of disability. On Monday, three UN human rights experts issued a […]
Walk for Life West Coast draws thousands to San Francisco march
Denver Newsroom, Jan 27, 2021 / 03:25 pm (CNA).- Despite pandemic restrictions, thousands of pro-life advocates showed their support at the Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco on Saturday. Eva Muntean, co-chair of Walk for Life, said she […]
C.S.Sp. 1852 - On his death bed after two days of reflection regarding his successor, Libermann says to Père Schwindenhammer, "I think you are the one who must sacrifice himself".
Sierra Leone 1864 - Frs Blanchet and Koeberle arrive in Free-town. This is the start of the new mission and of the Sacred Heart Parish which is still an active parish to-day. | Sierra Leone
East Africa 1874 - The junior seminary with 24 students is moved from Zanzibar to Bagamoyo. Brother Oscar from Dusseldorf runs a sort of procure for the mission, collaborating with the White Fathers and some ex-plorers. | Tanzania
Haiti 1997 - In September, the opening of the first Spiritan novitiate on Haitian soil. | Haiti
"The more we get to know him, the more we appreciate and admire him. He has an extraordinary prudence in what he does, a clarity of view, an aura of peace and yet a great strength of heart and soul in difficult and irritating moments. He has calmness, strength, patience and courage- all of which come from God. He is not a great intel-lectual - he is far more than that: he is totally possessed by the spirit and life of Jesus! Pray with us to Our Lady that she will let him stay with us for a long time yet" (Le Vavasseur, talking of Libermann. N.D. (appendix) p.151-152).