Tag: Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann

Naumann: Mark anniversary of ‘Gospel of Life’ with commitment to moms

WASHINGTON |St. John Paul II’s “prophetic encyclical” on the value and inviolability of human life, “The Gospel of Life” (“Evangelium Vitae”) provides “a clear challenge” to Catholics, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee. “With great openness and courage, we need to question how widespread is the culture of life today among individual… Read more »

U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman asks Catholics to serve mothers in need

WASHINGTON | In marking the “sorrowful anniversary” Jan. 22 of the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing abortion nationwide, the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee said the Catholic Church’s pastoral response to all mothers in need “will soon intensify.” The nation’s Catholic bishops are being asked to invite the parishes in their dioceses to join… Read more »

Archbishop invites church to join a year of service to pregnant women

BALTIMORE | Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn to for assistance rather than think of seeking an abortion. To that end, the archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas, who is chairman of the U.S. bishops’… Read more »

Ryan, Brownback, archbishop address National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON | This year’s National Catholic Prayer breakfast took on a decidedly Kansas flavor, as Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and Sam Brownback, a former House and Senate member and governor of Kansas, addressed nearly 1,000 gathered at a Washington hotel May 24. Also speaking was outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan,… Read more »