Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Irish bishops issue message for ‘Day for Life’

Catholic World News - October 07, 2013

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference on October 4 issued “Care for Life: It’s Worth It,” a brief statement for the Day for Life, which was commemorated in Irish parishes on October 6.

“We can build a culture of life by our compassion and care for others, especially those who are vulnerable, and by speaking of the need to care for life. It means seeing life as a whole, caring for it as a ‘seamless garment’, stretching from conception to natural death,” the bishops said.

The “three issues from within this seamless garment of the culture of life [that] are of particular concern at this time” are “care for unborn children and their mothers,” “care for people who are elderly,” and “care for those who are suicidal and their families,” according to the statement.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our August expenses ($22,618 to go):
$35,000.00 $12,382.44
65% 35%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

As Catholic News Unfolds... 10 hours ago
An Iraqi archbishop's warning to the West 11 hours ago
The cause for beatification of Archbishop Romero: BBC botched the story 16 hours ago
Church Fathers: The Didache and the Epistle of Barnabas August 19
It is time to revoke the Catholic status of the LCWR August 18

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8