Catechism of the Catholic Church
“Illness was the cause of his sanctification; suffering was his chair.”
By K.V. Turley
The Spanish writer and journalist, Manuel Lozano Garrido (nicknamed ‘Lolo’), was born 100 years ago this year. For the last 10 years, since June 12, 2010, he has been better known as Blessed Lolo — the first, and so far only, journalist to be declared Blessed by the Church.
An English bishop has urged Catholics to resist a new push to strip away protections for unborn children that would “leave the U.K. with the most extreme abortion legislation in Europe.”
Bishop John Sherrington issued the appeal July 1 as Members of Parliament sought to table amendments to a domestic abuse bill that he said would introduce “abortion on demand, for any reason, up until when a child is capable of being born alive.”