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  • Archbishop Naumann, Bishop Finn Lead Mother's Day Rosary at Planned Parenthood

    05/11/2010 5:15:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies · 149+ views
    Catholic Key ^ | 5/10/2010
    For the third year in a row, Kansas City, Kansas Archbishop Joseph Naumann and Kansas City – St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn joined hundreds to pray the Rosary outside the Planned Parenthood abortuary in Overland Park, Kansas. About 400 people prayed all 20 Mysteries of the Rosary led by the two bishops on May 8. The Planned Parenthood facility is a large and busy clinic close to the border with Missouri. There are no surgical abortion clinics on the Missouri side of the Kansas City Metro.This year, a specific prayer for the closing of the clinic was recited after...
  • Embryonic stem-cell research immoral, unnecessary, bishops say

    06/29/2008 6:30:12 PM PDT · by Coleus · 2 replies · 618+ views
    cns ^ | 06.18.08 | Nancy Frazier O'Brien
    Declaring that stem-cell research does not present a conflict between science and religion, the U.S. bishops overwhelmingly approved a statement June 13 calling the use of human embryos in such research "gravely immoral" and unnecessary. In the last vote of the public session of their June 12-14 spring general assembly in Orlando, the bishops voted 191-1 in favor of the document titled "On Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: A Statement of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops." "It now seems undeniable that once we cross the fundamental moral line that prevents us from treating any fellow human being as a mere object...
  • Telling truth about abortion takes courage, says archbishop, pointing to ‘Oz’

    07/04/2007 5:39:43 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies · 324+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 06.20.07 | Jack Smith
    Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kan., turned to the story for which Kansas is most famous, "The Wizard of Oz," to tell participants at the National Right to Life Committee's 2007 convention how the story's characters can guide their actions in the pro-life movement. Speaking at a prayer breakfast during the June 14-16 convention in Kansas City, Mo., Archbishop Naumann said that, when considering the Scarecrow, "we need to pray for not only a brain, but for the wisdom to know how to best communicate to our contemporaries the sanctity of human life." One can be "armed with...
  • Bishop: Denying Communion to Obstinate Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians " ...the only choice"

    02/01/2007 9:51:23 PM PST · by Coleus · 37 replies · 900+ views
    Life Site News ^ | 01.31.07 | Steve Jalsevac
    Bishop: Denying Communion to Obstinate Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians "in many cases becomes the right decision and the only choice"LifeSiteNews counted 37 Catholic bishops, including four cardinals, participating in the March for Life events Jan. 20-22 in the U.S. capital. Many have been coming to the events for years to express their commitments on the issue.   Strong support from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has been a major factor in the large turnout of bishops and several hundred seminarians, priests and religious brothers and sisters every year. The bishops' leadership has also encouraged numerous lay diocesan and parish groups from...
  • Archbishop Naumann: Scripture exhorts faithful to welcome the migrant, alien

    02/04/2006 7:35:13 PM PST · by Coleus · 163 replies · 1,521+ views
    CNA ^ | 02.03.06
    RELATED NEWS: Cardinal Rivera calls border wall an “error” Mexican cardinal criticized xenophobic attitude of US against immigrants Irish Church celebrates contribution of immigrants Arizona bishops release dramatic letter on immigration Archbishop Naumann: Scripture exhorts faithful to welcome the migrant, alienKansas City, Feb. 03, 2006 (CNA) - In his latest column, Kansas City, Kansas Archbishop Joseph Naumann weighed in on the volatile national immigration debate, saying that Scripture exhorts faithful to welcome the stranger and the alien, not as an option--but as a responsibility.The Archbishop wrote in regard to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s Justice for Immigrants Campaign...