Monthly Archives: August 2013

What the US Can Do to Help Christians in Egypt and Syria

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicAn interview with Robert P. George, new chairman of US International Freedom Commission Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Worth reading, and must pray for our suffering Church. See on http://www.catholicworldreport.com

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Jesuit in Egypt laments Western support for Muslim Brotherhood

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicFather Henri Boulad, an 82-year-old Jesuit who ministers in Egypt, denounced Western support for the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement associated with ousted President Mohamed … Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Never saw this in … Continue reading

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Washington state attorney general: hospitals must perform abortions

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicThe attorney general of the state of Washington has announced that any hospital in the state that receives public funds must perform abortions. Bob Ferguson based his ruling on the text … … Continue reading

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Pope calls for anti-human trafficking meeting at Vatican

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicVatican City, Aug 23, 2013 / 12:04 am (CNA).- At Pope Francis’ request, Vatican experts will gather this upcoming November with the aim of better tackling the growing scourge of human trafficking.See … Continue reading

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Denver archdiocese: World Youth Day launched spiritual revolution

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicDenver, Colo., Aug 15, 2013 / 08:57 am (CNA).- In 1992, Denver was one of three American cities that had been vying to host World Youth Day the following year. Kristen McGuire‘s … Continue reading

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Pope tells nuns that they are like Mary, opening heaven

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicCastel Gandolfo, Italy, Aug 16, 2013 / 12:07 am (CNA).- While visiting a convent of Poor Clare nuns yesterday, Pope Francis said that “a consecrated woman is a little like the Virgin … Continue reading

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Lawyer: Catholics, vegans and Starbucks all need conscience rights

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicWashington D.C., Aug 13, 2013 / 12:06 am (CNA).- A leading religious freedom lawyer says the HHS mandate controversy involves whether government can force businesses and their owners to disregard their own … Continue reading

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