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USCCB pro-life chairman calls HHS proposed rule ‘terrible policy’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule to rescind the Trump administration’s enforcement of a Title X provision that “draws a […]

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Pharmaceutical companies urged to stop using abortion-derived cell lines

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities has launched a campaign urging Catholics to write letters to pharmaceutical companies urging them to stop the […]

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Archbishop prays for shooting victims, a stop to ‘senseless violence’

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Expressing sorrow for the loss of life in yet another mass shooting in the U.S., this time at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Archbishop Charles C. Thompson […]

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News Briefs: April 18, 2021

Five priests, two nuns, three laypeople kidnapped in Haiti VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The latest victims of rampant kidnappings in Haiti are five priests, two nuns and three laypeople who […]

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School Choice Scholarship Program: ‘Still more work to do’

As Indiana marks a decade of school choice and increased opportunities, legislation would expand the innovative program to more families. Exactly 10 years after the passage of groundbreaking legislation that […]

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Catholic educators share unexpected lessons of teaching in pandemic

WASHINGTON (CNS) — No one has to tell Catholic school teachers how different this past year has been. At the start of the pandemic last spring, most Catholic schools adapted […]

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Knights of Columbus open critical conversation for parents on child sex abuse

By Peter Jesserer Smith Most parents operate under a naive belief their family is ‘immune’ from sex abuse — but without proper awareness, experts indicate they could actually be the […]

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Down syndrome advocate promotes employment for ‘friends like me’

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (CNS) — Mark Hublar is a people person. The fact radiates in his greeting — the friendly smile, the extended hand, the confident eye contact and the […]

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News Briefs: April 11, 2021

Catholic groups, bishops pray for end to anti-Asian hate crimes, violence WASHINGTON (CNS) — Asian and Pacific Islander Catholic groups and a number of Catholic bishops have joined their voices […]

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Cardinal Parolin says Church divisions stem from misunderstanding ‘reform’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Three days after the preacher of the papal household called on Catholics to repent for the ways they are dividing the Church, the Vatican secretary of […]

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Myanmar cardinal says Easter must be beginning of nation’s healing

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) — Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon has called on the citizens of Myanmar, which is witnessing merciless killings by security forces, not to give up hope. “The […]

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News Briefs: April 4, 2021

Vatican statistics show continued growth in number of Catholics worldwide VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The number of Catholics and permanent deacons in the world has shown steady growth, while the […]