Posts Tagged ‘health’

Sport, Disability and an Original Definition of Health

Here is an article by Carlo Bellieni, of the Pontifical Academy for Life and the European Society for Pediatric Research * * *
What is health? For most people, it is a state of “perfection”, thus excluding most of us; but health is a social right,…

BREAKING: Pope Benedict XVI to resign at end of month, citing age, health

by John Jalsevac February 11, 2013 ( - In a surprise announcement, Pope Benedict XVI said today that he will resign at the end of the month. The pope said that due to the increased weakness accompanying his advanced age - he is 85 - he feels that he is unable to carry out the duties of his office. “After…

Venezuelan Cardinal Urges Calm Amid Chavez’s Health Concerns

By CNA |
CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan cardinal has called on locals to remain calm despite the uncertainty surrounding the health of President Hugo Chavez, who is hospitalized in Cuba after undergoing surgery for cancer. 

Hobby Lobby braces for millions in mandate fines

Washington D.C., Jan 2, 2013 / 01:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby says it is willing to pay fines of $1.3 million per day to follow its owners’ religious beliefs, which conflict with the federal contraception mandate….

Physical Education Teacher - Mother Cabrini High School (New York, NY)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeMother Cabrini High School (New York, NY)Teach six classes of Physical Education. Some of those will be Health Classes. Some Athletic Director responsibilities (extra stipend)

Obama nominates ex-lobbyist for makers of ‘Plan B’ to top legal spot at HHS

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., December 20, 2012 ( – The Obama administration has nominated a former lobbyist who represented Barr Laboratories, the makers of the Plan B “morning-after pill,” for the position of general counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). …

Irish bishops say legalizing abortion will harm care for moms

Dublin, Ireland, Dec 18, 2012 / 06:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishops of Ireland say the government's consideration of legalizing abortion would harm the country's world-renowned health care practices for mothers.

“If what is bein…

Reflections on Connecticut

Some have asked for my thoughts on the tragedies of today, and so I share them for what they are worth.It seems like a line was crossed today that, in our country at least, has never been crossed to date.  Columbine was horrendous and was a paradi…

Italian pro-lifers demand taxpayers not be forced to pay for abortions

Rome, Italy, Dec 14, 2012 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A pro-life group in Italy is calling on government officials in the region of Tuscany to implement a fiscal policy that allows Italians to verify that their taxes are not being used to finance abor…

Uruguayan doctors say abortion norms fail to respect conscience rights

Montevideo, Uruguay, Dec 11, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly one hundred doctors in Uruguay filed a lawsuit on Dec. 7, arguing that the country's new abortion norms to not allow for conscientious objection.

According to the newspaper El…

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