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News Briefs: February 3, 2019

Mexican bishops pray, priests celebrate funerals after pipeline explosion MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Mexico’s bishops offered prayers for the victims of an explosion in which dozens of villagers in the […]

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Like Mary, be ‘influencers’ for God, pope urges at World Youth Day vigil

Although Mary would not be considered an “influencer,” like many social media personalities, she still became the most influential woman in history by trusting “in the love and promises of […]

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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 […]