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All Souls Day and Veterans' Day: visiting cemeteries and moments of grace

All Souls Day and Veterans' Day: visiting cemeteries and moments of grace

We Americans celebrate a day called Halloween, and with it ghosts, goblins, witches, cobwebs, tombstones, skeletons, evil spirits, restless souls, th ...

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Beyond loss and grief: finding gifts of the heart

Beyond loss and grief: finding gifts of the heart

The death of a Beloved provokes incalculable emotion which words cannot adequately frame. When we say farewell to our Beloved, our sense of loss can ...

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Medieval tomb opened to discover mother delivered baby post-mortem

Medieval tomb opened to discover mother delivered baby post-mortem

A team of archaeologists has uncovered what some are calling a "coffin birth" in remains found in a medieval tomb. In Imola, a town in no ...

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Vatican bank earned $54 million in 2016

Vatican bank earned $54 million in 2016

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Don't put Mom's ashes on the shelf, says Vatican

Don't put Mom's ashes on the shelf, says Vatican

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Another wrinkle in mysterious life and death of Jeffrey Lash

Another wrinkle in mysterious life and death of Jeffrey Lash

Lash left behind questions about his alleged involvement with the CIA, as well as his arsenal of semi-automatic weapons and tons of ammunition.

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The Jack Pautler story: when a Do Not Resuscitate order is a license to kill

The Jack Pautler story: when a Do Not Resuscitate order is a license to kill

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California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

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The dynamics of the Catholic bishops' capitulation to Obamacare

The dynamics of the Catholic bishops' capitulation to Obamacare

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The POLST form is not pro-life friendly

The POLST form is not pro-life friendly

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm is being promoted in California as 'natural death.' But is it indeed? It may well be planned death, supported by legal force and abetted by religious and community organizations.

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A worldwide eugenic war against transsexuals, children and Alzheimer's patients

A worldwide eugenic war against transsexuals, children and Alzheimer's patients

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Vermont signs euthanasia bill into law

Vermont signs euthanasia bill into law

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Korea: The death of Shin Sook ja closes "the Oh affair ", the first exile from North

After 40 years, one of the thorniest cases between Seoul and Pyongyang closes: the case of Oh Kil-nam, sent by the regime to Germany in the 70s and then fled to the South. Still no clarity on the involvement of the famous composer Yun I-sang .

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Recent death of gay man highlights need for anti-discrimination law in Chile - UN

The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Chile to pass a law against discrimination, including on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, following the recent killing of a young gay man in the capital, Santiago.

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Vatican expresses second thoughts on scattering human ashes

Vatican expresses second thoughts on scattering human ashes

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New York: opposition grows to chemical 'cremation' of human remains

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Death Sentence Against Iranian-Canadian Website Designer Confirmed

The French media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says it is "shocked" to learn that Iran's Supreme Court has confirmed a death sentence against website designer Saeed Malekpour, a dual Iranian-Canadian citizen.

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Is 'Death To England' A New Signature Chant In Iran?

Speaking as diplomats were clearing out of Iran's London embassy, senior Iranian hard-line cleric Ahmad Khatami has said the country's signature "Death to America" chant should be followed by "Death to England."

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