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Bishops call Virginia effort to expand abortion ‘vicious,’ ‘horrifying’

RICHMOND, Va. (CNS) — Richmond Bishop Barry C. Knestout said the words “horrific, outrageous, vicious” were “in my heart” when he heard about a measure proposed in the Virginia Legislature […]

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News Briefs: February 10, 2019

Cardinal Dolan criticizes Cuomo for ‘stinging criticism’ of Church NEW YORK (CNS) — New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan in a Sirius XM broadcast Jan. 29 criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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Massgoers pray for conversion of hearts as New York expands abortion

ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) — New York state “has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies” with the passage of a bill to expand abortion called the […]

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News Briefs: January 27, 2019

By helping expectant fathers, center upholds ‘dignity of fatherhood’ APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (CNS) — When Allen Diaz’s girlfriend — who is pregnant — visited Pregnancy Choices pregnancy help center in […]

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After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details emerge

WASHINGTON (CNS) — An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the […]

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Shutdown finds Catholic Charities working to meet growing need

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Robert Archie knows he’d be homeless if it wasn’t for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey. A data […]

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Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Societies today need “artisans of peace,” like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God the Father, who wills the […]

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Marchers urged to stand strong, fight for life with ‘compassion, hope’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Those who stand up for the dignity of life in all its stages and want to see this respect for all life enshrined once again in U.S. […]

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News Briefs: January 20, 2019

Catholics find flourishing faith life in Muslim UAE, where pope will visit BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholics from around the world living in the United Arab Emirates are waiting with great […]

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Sister Pimentel disappointed about not being able to address president

By Rose Ybarra MCALLEN, Texas (CNS) — Sister Norma Pimentel was “truly disappointed” after not being given an opportunity to speak during a roundtable discussion with President Donald Trump during his […]

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EWTN to cover National March for Life events

MARCH FOR LIFE – OPENING MASS OF THE NATIONAL PRAYER VIGIL Live Coverage of the Opening Prayer Vigil for the Annual March for Life at the Basilica of the National […]

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Abuse report’s claim of cover-up, mishandling of cases called ‘misleading’

By Peter Steinfels WASHINGTON (CNS) — The conclusion reached by a Pennsylvania grand jury that six of the state’s Catholic dioceses acted “in virtual lockstep” to cover up abuse allegations […]