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Physician-Assisted Suicide Will Most Threaten 
the Weak and Marginalized

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/19/15

Physician-assisted suicide will most threaten the weak and marginalized because of the cultural pressures and economic incentives
that will drive it. The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, established by Governor Mario Cuomo, explained in its
report:

The Task Force members unanimously concluded that legalizing assisted suicide ... Read More »

POPE FRANCIS: CELEBRATION OF FIRST VESPERS OF THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER OR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/19/15

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Vatican Basilica Saturday, 11 April 2015 [Multimedia] The greeting of the Risen Christ to his disciples on the evening of Easter, “Peace be with you!” (Jn 20:19), continues to resound in us all. Peace, especially during this Easter season, remains the desire of so many ... Read More »

The Ongoing War Against Christianity

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/12/15

The Ongoing War Against Christianity Columnist George Will points out that Apple’s openly gay CEO, Tim Cook, “...thinks Indiana is a terrible place. (But) He opened marketing and retail operations in Saudi Arabia two months before a man was sentenced to 450 lashes for being gay.” Will was commenting ... Read More »

Mons Yennock's Easter Homily

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/07/15

Last year 40,000 adults were baptized into the Catholic church. 66,000 were received into full communion with the Catholic church. I wonder how many of these people realized that they were joining a revolutionary movement.

A young medical student in Cuba said: I could be interested in Christianity only ... Read More »

EASTER VIGIL IN THE HOLY NIGHT HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/05/15

Vatican Basilica

Holy Saturday, 4 April 2015 

Tonight is a night of vigil. The Lord is not sleeping; the Watchman is watching over his people (cf. Ps 121:4), to bring them out of slavery and to open before them the way to freedom.

The Lord is keeping watch and, ... Read More »

Mions Yennock Homily - Palm Sunday March 29, 2015

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/01/15

The Passion of Christ is the only place where all the evil of the world converges; from the killing of Abel by his brother Cain, to the beheading of little children in Syria. The cross is like a vortex where all of human suffering like a whirlpool comes together. ... Read More »

Pope Francis: CELEBRATION OF PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/29/15

CELEBRATION OF PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Saint Peter's SquareXXX World Youth DaySunday, 29 March 2015 [Multimedia]

  

At the heart of this celebration, which seems so festive, are the words we heard in the hymn of the Letter to ... Read More »

Easter Passion: Arrest, Trial, & Sentence

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/29/15

ARREST, TRIAL, AND SENTENCE

After the Passover supper, Jesus took his disciples to a
place called Gethsemane, Jesus waited to pray quietly
before the coming troubles. But his friends were so
miserable at what was happening that they could not
concentrate. They huddle together, waiting for Jesus, and
fell asleep.

Jesus prayed on his ... Read More »

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our Rights Do Not Come From God’

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/14/15

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our Rights Do Not Come From God’

“...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God."

(John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961)

It isn’t often that a member of the media reveals the philosophy behind his ... Read More »

Saints in Eucharisitic prayer

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/10/15

Saints in Eucharisitic prayer - 3rd sunday of lent. March 8, 2015 (year b)

“whoever drinks the water i shall give will never thirst; the water i shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life”. (john 4:14)

The water that Jesus promised the ... Read More »