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Denver, Colo., Jan 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Grieving a miscarriage or stillbirth can be heart-wrenching. As awareness of that difficulty grows, medical..
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Vatican City, Jan 19, 2019 / 06:02 am (CNA).- Pope Francis issued a motu proprio Saturday ending the pontifical commission Ecclesia Dei and creating an office..
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Bogotá, Colombia, Jan 19, 2019 / 06:01 am (ACI Prensa).- Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota said that terror can never be the seed of justice and peace,..
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New Orleans, La., Jan 18, 2019 / 06:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated Thursday a previous injunction..
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Detroit, Mich., Jan 18, 2019 / 05:47 pm (CNA).- Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit announced this week the resignation of Sr. Mary Finn, 84, a long-time faculty..
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Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 05:30 pm (CNA).- Their activism has sparked controversy in recent months, after a U.S. senator called the Knights of Columbus and..
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Steubenville, Ohio, Jan 18, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said Monday that the university is committed to a..
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Pope Francis condemned a terrorist attack that killed 21 people and injured dozens more at the national police academy in Bogota. The bloodshed “has sown pain..
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Pope Francis sent a video message to the World Indigenous Youth Gathering, meeting in Panama this week, encouraging the fight against poverty and exclusion. The..
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A delegation from the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) have concluded a 4-day meeting with Asian Church leaders that took place in..
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Speaking at a prayer vigil on the eve of the March for Life, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas said that the sex-abuse scandal “undermines every..
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President Donald Trump pledged to veto any legislation that would promote legal abortion, in a video message to participants int he March for Life. Vice..
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Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 01:05 pm (CNA).- The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abortion in..
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Rome, Italy, Jan 18, 2019 / 12:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The path to Christian unity takes a willingness to acknowledge and share in the gifts other Christian..
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Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 10:56 am (CNA).- In a procedural vote on Thursday, the Republican-led U.S. Senate failed to advance a bill that would prohibit..
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Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Young pro-life marchers are charged with renewing American society. This was the message apostolic nuncio..
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Francesco Zanardi, head of an Italian organization of clerical abuse victims, said, “You would think that pedophile priests don’t exist in Italy! ... 18..
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Roméo Dallaire, a former Canadian general and senator who was in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, met with Pope Francis to discuss their mutual opposition to..
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The human rights organization has 47 member states; the organization’s leader, Thorbjorn Jagland said he and the Pope discussed efforts to combat the sexual..
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At a Mass celebrated in the chapel of Domus Sanctae Marthae on January 17, Pope Francis warned against stubbornness of heart.
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A lengthy review in L’Osservatore Romano’s Italian edition (p. 4) expressed hope that Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia’s new book would help reawaken the desire..
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The southern African nation of 14 million (map) is 75% Protestant and 7% Catholic.
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“I pray this step and our continued commitment to child protection will send a clear message to the faithful of this local Church that abuse of any kind will..
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The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the parish priest issued statements following the shooting at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church.
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The majority of Americans, however, describe themselves as “pro-choice” rather than “pro-life,” and only 42% say that life begins at conception,..
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The 37-page document, “Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking,” was published by Migrants and Refugee Section.
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In 1908, Rev. Paul Wattson, then an Anglican religious in Graymoor, New York, began a Church Unity Octave with the support of Anglican and Catholic prelates,..
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In a front-page editorial, the Vatican newspaper’s new editor described the centenary of the founding of the Partito Popolare Italiano (Italian Popular Party)..
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“This is a time of uncertainty, and I do think we should pray for our politicians and our leaders, that the Lord will guide them in order to find some kind of..
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Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 09:00 pm (CNA).- The pro-life movement must be one of mercy, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City Thursday night, at the..
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Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Scientists and researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are working on a birth..
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South Bend, Ind., Jan 17, 2019 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- It’s not unusual for a school to offer an after school drama or Spanish club. Some schools even offer a..
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Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican said yesterday that the most significant cost associated with human trafficking is the exploitation and..
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Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 17, 2019 / 03:19 pm (ACI Prensa).- Amid a crisis caused by the shortage of gasoline in Mexico and the government's fight against the..
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Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- It is a crowded-but-calm scene on Thursday morning, just before 9 a.m., in the lobby of the James Cardinal..
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Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last weekend, John Moore arrived at the Washington Monument in the US capital, after a walking..
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Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 10:45 am (CNA).- The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membership in the..
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Bishop Vjekoslav Huzjak of Bjelovar-Krizevci, Croatia, faces criminal charges for endangerment after he accidentally shot a hunting companion. The bishop, an..
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Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster presided at a January 13 Mass at Farm Street Jesuit Church in London, welcoming members of the “LGBT Catholic..
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The bishops of the Syro-Malabar Church plan legal action in India’s courts in response to “wrong and malicious news” that has appeared online. The bishops..
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Meeting on January 17 with members of the Italian police unit that patrols St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said that Christians should “live our..
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who was scheduled to preside at Mass a the rally preceding the annual March for Life, will be replaced by Archbishop Christopher Pierre,..
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Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 10:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Farmers from across Italy brought their animals to the Vatican for a blessing Thursday, turning the..
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Kachin State (map), according to census data, is 64% Buddhist and 34% Christian, although the report describes it as a Christian-majority state. Myanmar as a..
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Bishop Franco Mulakkal, 54, was installed as bishop of Jalandhar in 2013. He was arrested and charged with rape last year.
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The Bangsamoro Organic Law, if approved by voters, will establish a region officially known as the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (map).
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The president issued a proclamation for Religious Freedom Day, which commemorates the anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious..
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North Sumatra (map) is an Indonesian province that is 60% Muslim and 37% Christian.
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