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Cincinnati, Ohio, Jun 16, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Pro-life groups are cheering an initiative from Pampers which is seeking to place 5,000 diaper changing tables..
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Camerino, Italy, Jun 16, 2019 / 06:09 am (CNA).- Hope, which is more than mere optimism, gives one a deep-rooted confidence in the love and care of God, no..
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Nairobi, Kenya, Jun 15, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Kenya's High Court ruled Wednesday that rape victims whose pregnancy threatens their life or health have a right..
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Mendoza, Argentina, Jun 15, 2019 / 06:01 am (CNA).- Two priests accused of sexually abusing minors at a school for deaf children in Argentina will stand trial..
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Warsaw, Poland, Jun 14, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- As the Catholic Church in Poland continues to respond to sex abuse by clergy, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, a..
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London, England, Jun 14, 2019 / 06:32 pm (CNA).- More than 200,000 UK women received an abortion in 2018, setting an all-time high rate of abortion in England..
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St. Louis, Mo., Jun 14, 2019 / 05:12 pm (CNA).- A group of 180 business leaders this week signed an open letter, published June 10 as a full-page advertisement..
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Quito, Ecuador, Jun 14, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- The Ecuadorian bishops' conference expressed Thursday their rejection of the recognition of same-sex marriage by..
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Denver, Colo., Jun 14, 2019 / 03:50 pm (CNA).- On June 1, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence tweeted that Catholics should not attend Pride events during the..
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Monrovia, Liberia, Jun 14, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- Liberian Church leaders have visited the Vatican after a priest claimed to have been mentally and..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 14, 2019 / 02:49 pm (CNA).- As the U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore this week, primarily to vote on proposals to respond to the clergy..
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Santiago, Chile, Jun 14, 2019 / 11:32 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Fr. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázaval Errazuriz as auxiliary bishop of..
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Vatican City, Jun 14, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican’s doctrinal office is preparing a document which will address Church teaching and the anthropology of..
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Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, spoke at a June 14 event in Rome marking the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic..
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Effective action is urgently needed to stem a climate-change crisis that “threatens the very future of the human family,” Pope Francis said in a June 14..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 14, 2019 / 10:21 am (CNA).- Today the bishops of the United States return home after the USCCB General Assembly.

After a week’s..
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Rome, Italy, Jun 14, 2019 / 06:56 am (CNA).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the..
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Archbishop Stanislaw Gądecki, president of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, apologized to abuse victims after a report found that 382 priests have abused 625..
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“I feel that as a (bishops’) conference, we must express ourselves more strongly when it comes to the dignity of immigrants, to say that they are not..
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“Half the kids that we baptized and confirmed in the last 30 years are now ex-Catholics or unaffiliated,” Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles said..
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Michael Bogren “came under intense scrutiny for a legal defense he provided the city of East Lansing [Michigan] when it was sued by a Catholic-owned farm that..
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Cardinal Joseph Zen, 87, was bishop of Hong Kong from 2002 until 2009.
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China has pressured Myanmar to resume construction on one of the world’s largest dams; construction was approved in 2009 and suspended in 2011.
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The Philippine defense secretary said that a Chinese vessel rammed into a Philippine boat, causing it to sink.
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The Sri Lankan jihadist group National Thowheeth Jama’ath was responsible for the Sri Lanka Easter bombings. “Our Catholics did not attack any Muslims after..
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La Civiltà Cattolica has published the transcript of the Pope’s conversation with 22 Jesuits, a conversation that took place on May 31 during his apostolic..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 14, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- While two Illinois bishops are unified in their strong opposition to the state’s new abortion law, they differ..
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“The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its..
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The state’s bishops repeatedly spoke out against the legislation. The Illinois Catholic Conference stated, “The ‘Reproductive Health Act’ goes further..
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On June 13, the Pope received members of the International Skating Union. “The values of respect, courage, altruism, balance and self-control learned in sport..
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In January, Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to Panama for the 2019 World Youth Day.
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Pope Francis addressed pontifical representatives as they took part in a four-day meeting at the Vatican. The “decalogue,” included in an address the Pope..
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“We can build any number of walls and close our doors in the vain effort to feel secure in our wealth, at the expense of those left outside,” Pope Francis..
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Bishop John Doerfler of Marquette (Michigan) recently began the diocesan phase of the sainthood cause of Irving C. “Francis” Houle (1925-2009).
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In 2018, Pope Francis revised the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s teaching on the death penalty. In light of the change, the US bishops have revised the..
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A new protocol imposes “limitations on former bishops who were removed from office for grave reasons”; a new series of commitments extends diocesan codes of..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 13, 2019 / 07:02 pm (CNA).- Abolishing the Hyde Amendment, a proposal made recently by both Congressmen and presidential candidates, would..
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San Francisco, Calif., Jun 13, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Pinterest, a social media site with 300 million active users, has banned pro-life activist group Live..
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Washington D.C., Jun 13, 2019 / 04:18 pm (CNA).- Though a majority of Americans oppose taxpayer-funded abortion, leading Democrats in Congress have repeated..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 13, 2019 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- Over the course of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring general assembly, questions arose online: what..
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Vatican City, Jun 13, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis challenged Catholics to be a source of hope for those in poverty, especially in the face of divisions..
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Washington D.C., Jun 13, 2019 / 03:09 pm (CNA).- Faculty at US seminaries have emphasized that spiritual fatherhood is an essential component of priestly..
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Vatican City, Jun 13, 2019 / 02:04 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis sent a message to apostolic nuncios Thursday informing his ambassadors that they have a responsibility..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 13, 2019 / 10:15 am (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference voted Thursday to approve proposals intended to respond to recent scandals..
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Albany, N.Y., Jun 13, 2019 / 10:43 am (CNA).- In a seemingly unlikely alliance, Catholics and secular feminists in New York are opposing a bill that would..
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Chicago, Ill., Jun 13, 2019 / 11:52 am (CNA).- Illinois’ new abortion law is a “death penalty” for the unborn and will add to pro-life momentum across the..
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Baltimore, Md., Jun 13, 2019 / 07:12 am (CNA).- Nearly all U.S. bishops know by now that U.S. Catholics are experiencing crises of faith and confidence at a..
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The monk “has been able to seize about a hundred acres from 24 people,” including archdiocesan land with two homes for needy children.
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The southern African nation of 2.2 million (map) in 79% Christian.
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Until recently, Ukraine’s Orthodox faithful were divided into the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kiev..
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