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News Briefs: January 21, 2018

Catholic school founder among mudslides’ fatalities in California MONTECITO, Calif. (CNS) — The founder of a Catholic school in Ventura is among the fatalities caused by mudslides in Southern California, […]

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Laity taking their rightful place in pro-life work, ministry

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Building a culture of life is not solely the work of bishops and ordained clergy. Laypeople take the lead in diocesan and parish settings, and in independent […]

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National March for Life Coverage HERE!

Coverage from EWTN     MARCH FOR LIFE Live and complete coverage of the most important pro-life event of the year: the annual March For Life in Washington DC. Friday, […]

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Pope marries couple on flight during Chilean trip

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT TO IQUIQUE, Chile (CNS) —Love was literally in the air as Pope Francis performed an impromptu wedding ceremony at 36,000 feet aboard his flight in Chile. […]

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Walls between respect life, social justice camps tumble down

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When Cardinal Joseph L. Bernardin offered the idea that the Church could approach its concern for protecting human dignity in tackling abortion, euthanasia, poverty and peace under […]

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Catholics condemn ‘racist’ comments attributed to president

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some Catholics said it was more important to look at the sentiment, not the vulgarity of the words the president of the United States allegedly used to […]

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Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) — Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests. Addressing government authorities and members of the […]

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DREAMers: Countdown to crisis

For ‘Dreamers,’ U.S. is the only home they know By Ruby Thomas and Jessica Able SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (CNS) — In response to Pope Francis’ call for Catholics to “Share the […]

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Pope begins seven-day pilgrimage to Chile, Peru

SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) — Pope Francis arrived in Santiago, the first stop on a seven-day, six-city visit to Peru and Chile, where he is taking his message of hope to […]

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Fear becomes sin when it leads to hostility toward migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Being afraid and concerned about the impact of migration is not a sin, Pope Francis said, but it is a sin to let those fears lead […]

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News Briefs: January 14, 2018

Churches no longer exempt from FEMA disaster aid WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is revising its policies to no longer exclude houses of worship from applying for […]

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Mercy sisters embark on solidarity week with immigrants via social media

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a strongly worded message prior to National Migration Week Jan.7-13, the president of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas expressed solidarity with migrants and called […]