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Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration’s move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making […]

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Texas archdiocese, bishops offer healing, support after shooting

HOUSTON (CNS) — In response to the May 18 school shooting at a Houston-area high school, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said the archdiocesan community would “unite to support […]

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News Briefs: May 20, 2018

Catholics get chance to celebrate, think about Mary with new feast day WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Catholic Church doesn’t often add new celebrations to its pretty full liturgical calendar, but […]

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News Briefs: May 13, 2018

Filipinos mark 400th anniversary of arrival of Mary’s image MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — Thousands of Filipino Catholics walked in the heat of the sun for about four hours to mark […]

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Volcano’s lava flow displaces members of one Hawaii parish

By Patrick Downes HONOLULU (CNS) — In addition to offering prayers, the Catholic Church is stepping into action on behalf of hundreds of residents displaced from a fierce and unpredictable […]

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Central African cardinal warns against revenge after church attack

BANGUI, Central African Republic (CNS) — A cardinal in the Central African Republic warned against revenge after a priest and at least 24 lay Catholics were killed during a gun […]

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News Briefs: May 6, 2018

Pope, others mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans LIVERPOOL, England (CNS) — Pope Francis said he was mourning the death of English toddler Alfie Evans, who died four days […]

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Nigerian religious leaders condemn attack that killed 19 during Mass

By Peter Ajayi Dada LAGOS, Nigeria (CNS) — Nigerian religious leaders condemned the killing of about 19 people during a morning Mass in Benue state. Two priests — Fathers Joseph […]

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Movie Review: Avengers — Infinity War

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — Strong pro-life values are embedded in the towering, richly complex Marvel Comics-based adventure “Avengers: Infinity War” (Disney). While this often-dazzling, sometimes-dizzying epic is […]

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Pittsburgh diocese will see number of parishes drop from 188 to 57

By Bob De Witt PITTSBURGH (CNS) — After three years of discussions, Pittsburgh Bishop David A. Zubik said the 188 parishes of the diocese will be placed into 57 groupings […]

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South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided Koreas poised to meet for […]

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Safe Environment training: Parents’ frequently asked questions

As the Catholic Church continues to prioritize the safety of young people who are practicing the faith, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has organized and made publicly available many […]