Whether divorced and remarried Catholics can receive Communion is now firmly back in the spotlight after the 400 clerics backing the Austrian Priests’ Initiative said in their “Appeal to Disobedience” that they would not refuse Communion to remarried divorcees. Christian Wulff, a divorced and remarried Catholic, said he hoped the Church would soften its position on admitting people in his position to the sacraments.
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The pope told the crowd, they shouldn't be afraid to recognize the hardships that exists in their lives. He asked them to stay away from temptations like, laziness or hesitations that may come when they're thinking of doing a good deed.
If the British riots disaster is not to be replicated elsewhere, here is a manifesto of advice. Ignore it at your smug peril. Michael present a very worthy six point program to avoid the recent London riots.
We are re-posting the official announcement of the Zonta International relative to the five winners of the 2011 Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA) from the US, Switzerland, India, Ghana and my daughter Arizza from the Philippines.
Cash-strapped families are enrolling their children in the Scouts and Girl Guides in favour of costly after-school clubs, it has been revealed. The recession has driven a boom in membership, with the Scouts growing by almost 10 per cent since 2008, from 467,351 to 508,570.
We all say the wrong thing sometimes, leaving our kids feeling hurt, angry, or confused. Read on for some of the most common verbal missteps moms and dads make, and kinder, gentler alternatives. 'Leave me alone!' - 'You're so...' - 'Don't cry' - 'Why can't you be more like your sister?' - 'You know better than that!' - 'Stop or I'll give you something to cry about!' - 'Wait till daddy gets home!' - 'Great job!" or "Good girl!'
In his homily Archbishop Nichols explained that marriage was nevertheless the key to a successful family life and the happiness and security of children because it was the most successful framework “for the relationship of love of a man and a woman to become faithful, fruitful and permanent”.
The Centre for Social Justice said more needed to be done to tackle relationship breakdown. The government's record on supporting marriage and preventing family breakdown have been dubbed a failure.
For the first time an international Pro-Life and Pro-Family event of this scale will take place in Russia. More than 1,000 participants are expected to take part in the Moscow Demographic Summit on June 29-30, 2011: 300 foreign guests, including top demography & family researchers, scientists and activists.
National Family Week will take place from Monday, 30 May to Sunday, 5 June, and promoters say it will be bigger and better than ever. It aims to celebrate family life in the UK and connect millions of families with the organisations, good causes and services that support them. This year, the main events will be centred around the cities of London and Liverpool.