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News Briefs: November 10, 2019

Report: Persecution of Christians worse in Asia; Mideast might not recover LONDON (CNS) — Christianity is disappearing from towns and cities in parts of the Middle East, warns a new […]

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Congress urged to pass bill on respectful ‘disposition’ of fetal remains

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A bill in Congress to require respectful disposition of fetal remains from abortions as well as accountability from the abortion industry “is in keeping with society’s treatment […]

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Veteran says ‘Little Flower’ kept him alive during months of bombing runs

By Dave Hrbacek NEW HOPE, Minn. (CNS) — A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoliel’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II. […]

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News Briefs: November 3, 2019

Vatican notes growing ecumenical consensus on what ‘church’ means VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Working for Christian unity and engaging in formal theological dialogues to promote it obviously raises questions about […]

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Indiana Catholics share experiences of racism at listening session

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — It wasn’t easy for Daryl Whitley to stand before a diverse audience of listeners as he prepared to share his experiences of racism. But he knew that […]

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Appeals court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor over HHS mandate

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — The Little Sisters of the Poor lost another round in court Oct. 22 when a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th […]

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Catholic schools ‘essential, integral’ to Church’s ministry

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The mission and foundation of Catholic education are directly related to evangelization, said the head of the National Catholic Educational Association. Catholic schools are obligated to evangelize […]

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Report outlines ‘dangers, harms’ assisted suicide laws pose to disabled

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The National Council on Disability said in a new study that “the dangers and harms” physician-assisted suicide laws present to people with disabilities “appear to be as […]

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News Briefs: October 27, 2019

Experts fear legislation will further reduce religion in Quebec schools QUEBEC CITY (CNS) — Many experts fear the Quebec government’s legislation on education will further dismiss religion and spirituality from […]

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Barr sees ‘growing refusal’ to accommodate free exercise of religion

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Religion “helps promote moral discipline within society” and “helps teach, train and habituate people to want what is good,” U.S. Attorney General William Barr told an audience […]

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When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women

“In the beginning, I was young . . . he was handsome. He said I was beautiful, smart, worthy of love . . . made me feel that way. And […]

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March theme pays tribute to pro-life view of early feminists

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — Organizers of the March for Life have chosen “Life Empowered: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman” for the 2020 rally and march in Washington. In embracing the […]