20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.
Mar11

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.   March 25th marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Saint John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae, and I’m honoured to be part of  a project to celebrate the occasion: The Evangelium Vitae Novena. Fr. Vincent E Bertrand Jcl has kindly written this preface to the novena:   Dear friends in LIFE, It is an honor to join you in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the...

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Evangelium Vitae #99
May12

Evangelium Vitae #99

Evangelium Vitae #99: To Women who have had Abortions   I would now like to say a special word to women who have had an abortion.    The Church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your decision, and she does not doubt that in many cases it was a painful and even shattering decision.   The wound in your heart may not yet have healed.   Certainly what happened was and remains terribly wrong.  ...

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Evangelium Vitae: The Unspeakable Crime of Abortion
May11

Evangelium Vitae: The Unspeakable Crime of Abortion

                  Evangelium Vitae: The Unspeakable Crime of Abortion From “The Encyclicals in Everyday Language” by Joseph G. Donders.   Your eyes beheld my unformed substance” (Ps 139:16)   58. The Second Vatican Council defines abortion, together with infanticide, as an “unspeakable crime” (GS 51) The perception of its gravity has become...

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