By Nolan E. Bowman, Children's Health Defense - More Israelis are experiencing injuries and reactions following COVID-19 booster shots than the country’s passive reporting system indicates... (per) Israeli Ministry of Health (MOH)... The MOH conducted an active survey of booster shot recipients to collect data on adverse events associated with booster doses, then compared the survey data to the data available from the country’s passive reporting system.
By Katie Yoder, CNA, - Thirteen Catholic lawmakers in the U.S. Senate voted Monday in favor of a failed attempt to pass a sweeping new abortion law that threatened to override states’ pro-life laws and remove restrictions on abortion up to the point of birth, in some cases... Their support of the defeated bill, called the Women’s Health Protection Act, placed them sharply at odds with the clear teaching of their Catholic faith...
By Maura Roan McKeegan, Catholic Exchange - “O Jesus, I surrender myself to You, take care of everything!”... This simple refrain captured my heart from the first time I heard it... I was so taken with this powerful prayer that I immediately wanted to learn more about both... As it turns out, Servant of God Don Dolindo Ruotolo was, for a short time, the spiritual director of someone I have written about many times: Padre Pio.
Msgr. Charles Pope - True gratitude is a grace, or gift, from God. It proceeds from a humble and transformed heart. We do not render thanks merely because it is polite or expected, or because God commands it but because it flows naturally from a profound experience of gratitude. The “command” of Scripture to give thanks is not a moral cliché but a truth and a description of what flows from a transformed heart.