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On public health, Pope stresses inequalities (Vatican News)

Pope Francis laid heavy emphasis on inequalities in a September 27 address to the Pontifical Academy for Life, which was holding a session on “Public Health in a Global Perspective.” The Pope said that the Covid epidemic has exposed the inequalities in health care. He also spoke out against abortion and euthanasia, and encouraged the Pontifical Academy for Life to play a lead role in the fight against climate change.

Sep. 27 Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul, Priest, Memorial

St. Vincent de Paul (1581 - 1660) was born in Gascony, France, and died in Paris. He studied theology at Toulouse and was ordained a priest in 1600. As a young priest he fell into the hands of Mohammedan pirates who carried him off to Africa. After his return to France he became successively parish priest, grand almoner of the galley slaves, and spiritual director of the Visitation nuns. He founded the Congregation of the Priests of the Mission or Lazarists to preach especially to country people. With the help of Louise de Marillac he established the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity to care for young girls, for the needy, sick, and foundlings. He died at St. Lazarus's which was the center of his Congregation. Leo XIII proclaimed him special patron of charitable institutions.

Cardinal Burke Provides Update on His Recovery From COVID-19


Pope Francis: The Catholic Church Must Be Open and Welcoming


Bringing Chivalry Back: How God Calls Men to Be Knights for Our Time

We need to bring this back! On this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam Guzman and John Heinen discuss modern chivalry with

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Sep. 26 Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday

"Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung round his neck and he were thrown into the sea. And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire. (Mk. 9:42-43)."

The Top 5 Actors Who Played Jesus in Television and Film

Which Jesus actor is your favorite? On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, Ryan Scheel, Fr. Rich Pagano, and Ryan DellaCross

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Background: World Day of Migrants and Refugees (CWN)

On September 26, the Church observes the 107th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, a commemoration instituted by St. Pius X. Pope Francis’s message for the day, written on May 3, is entitled “Towards an Ever Wider ‘We.’

Sep. 25 Saturday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time, Weekday

Today is Ember Saturday of the Fall or September Ember Days. See Contemporary Observation of Ember Days for more information.