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News Briefs: February 9, 2020

Catholic leaders disappointed by ruling limiting immigrant aid WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Charities USA and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, known as CLINIC, expressed […]

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Equality for all women must include the unborn, says pro-life marcher

By Tim Swift WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Hannah Miller thinks of what it means to be a pro-life woman, the iconic image of the kerchief-clad Rosie the Riveter flexing her […]

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News Briefs: February 2, 2020

Priest helping migrants, staff in Guatemala receive death threats WASHINGTON (CNS) — A Catholic priest helping feed and shelter migrants in Central America has filed a complaint with Guatemalan authorities […]

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‘1917’: about the Great War

NEW YORK (CNS) — “1917” (Universal) is a great movie about the Great War. By turns harrowing and lyrically beautiful — and deeply humane throughout — director and co-writer (with […]

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News Briefs: January 26, 2020

Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee settlement WASHINGTON (CNS) — A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive […]

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Mom of twins says ‘miracle’ events led her to reject abortion, choose life

By Dave Hrbacek MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn.  — Alonna Mertz prayed in front of abortion clinics as a teenager in Michigan, driven by her well-formed, pro-life conviction. Then, in 2017 as […]

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News Briefs: January 19, 2020

Legatus members are ‘ambassadors’ who bring their faith to the marketplace INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — When the Indianapolis chapter of Legatus marked its 30th anniversary, Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza […]

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CRS named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’

BALTIMORE – Catholic Relief Services has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, a provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. “We are honored to be named a 2019 […]

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Australian Catholics seek prayers as fires continue in four states

By David Ryan and Jordan Grantham As some of the worst wildfires in Australian history rage across four states, thousands of people in affected areas in New South Wales and […]

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Kenya Catholics seek donations for Muslims during Christmas season

By Fredrick Nzwili NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — Catholic leaders in northeastern Kenya are collecting donations to gift Muslims over Christmas season, despite attempts by al-Shabab Islamist militants to ignite a […]

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Catholic press continues mission to reach contemporary film audiences

By Chaz Muth NEW YORK (CNS) — The once influential Catholic film office had been able to get Hollywood studios to change content in movies it deemed morally offensive for […]

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Nativity sets keep Christ in Christmas year-round for Vermont Catholic

By Cori Fugere Urban GUILFORD, Vt. (CNS) — Christmas comes early to Shirley Squires’ Guilford home. Actually, it never quiet leaves her home, if the scores of Nativity sets she […]