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News Briefs: March 17, 2019

New York court rules prelate’s remains should be transferred to Peoria PEORIA, Ill. (CNS) — Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced “with great joy” March 5 that the New […]

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News Briefs: March 10, 2019

Border bishops say real emergency is how to take care of migrants EL PASO, Texas (CNS) — Bishops from Texas and Mexico called for a solidarity with migrants as a […]

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‘Examination of Conscience,’ streaming on Netflix

By Chris Byrd NEW YORK (CNS) — The recent Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse called for more urgent, concrete and specific action to manifest the Church’s unequivocal commitment to […]

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News Briefs: March 3, 2019

Pro-life groups, lawmakers praise final ‘Protect Life Rule’ for Title X WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Trump administration Feb. 22 finalized its “Protect Life Rule” preventing funds appropriated under the Title […]

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Humanity can be dangerously spellbound by hi-tech progress

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Technology holds the potential to benefit all of humankind, but it also poses risky and unforeseen results, Pope Francis said. The rapid evolution of increased technological […]

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No more excuses; time for ‘all-out battle’ against crime of abuse, says pope

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The time has come for an “all-out battle” against the abuse of minors, erasing this abominable crime from the face of the earth, Pope Francis said, […]

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News Briefs: February 24, 2019

Catholic bishops, groups oppose Trump’s national emergency WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic bishops near the U.S.-Mexico border, joined by other U.S. prelates, voiced opposition just after President Donald Trump’s Feb. 15 […]

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Great expectations: Vatican abuse summit has key, realistic goals

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — All eyes and ears will be on the Vatican during an unprecedented gathering Feb. 21-24 to discuss the protection of minors in the Catholic Church. When […]

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McCarrick removed from the priesthood after being found guilty of abuse

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington. The Vatican announced the decision […]

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Child sex abuse called ‘a serious and pervasive’ issue in U.S. society

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Child sexual abuse in the United States is at epidemic levels. More than 60,000 children are reported to have been abused every year, outnumbering those killed by […]

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News Briefs: February 17, 2019

Women religious organization issues statement on abuse of sisters WASHINGTON (CNS) — Days after the pope acknowledged abuse of nuns and sisters by priests and bishops, the largest U.S. organization […]

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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 […]