Archbishop Chaput: Pray for Ireland as They Consider Legalizing Homicide of Unborn

(via LifeSiteNews) American Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is asking his archdiocese to pray for Ireland as the country approaches a vote to legalize abortion on demand. “Ireland has always had the wisdom to reject the kind of social ‘progress’ that depends on the shedding of innocent blood and the destruction of new life,” Chaput wrote… Continue reading Archbishop Chaput: Pray for Ireland as They Consider Legalizing Homicide of Unborn

Archbishop Chaput: Abortion is ‘Violence with Bitter Public Consequences’

(via Breitbart) Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has once again lent his strong voice to the abortion debate, reminding Americans that abortion is “a uniquely intimate form of violence – but violence with bitter public consequences.” Killing an unborn child “is never a private matter,” Chaput wrote in LifeNews this week, a fact recalled by… Continue reading Archbishop Chaput: Abortion is ‘Violence with Bitter Public Consequences’

Archbishop Chaput: Want to Change the World? It Starts with Joy!

(via Catholic News Agency) In a world that can sometimes seem disheartening, Christians have a path to the future in lives of joy and love, Archbishop Chaput said Thursday. While Christians need to see the world’s problems as they are, “we can’t let the weight of the world crush the joy that’s our birthright by… Continue reading Archbishop Chaput: Want to Change the World? It Starts with Joy!

Archbishop Chaput: Civilta Cattolica Article Was an ‘Exercise in Dumbing Down’

This story reminds me of something Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said: Jews, Protestants and Catholics alike, and all men of good will, are realizing that the world is serving their souls with an awful summons—the summons to heroic efforts at spiritualization. An alliance among Jews, Protestants and Catholics is not necessary to fight an external… Continue reading Archbishop Chaput: Civilta Cattolica Article Was an ‘Exercise in Dumbing Down’