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News Briefs: April 14, 2019

Court won’t hear appeal by pro-life activist sued by Planned Parenthood WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court April 1 decided against hearing an appeal by pro-life activist David Daleiden, […]

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Atlanta archbishop named new leader of Washington archdiocese

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe […]

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Pope: Church, world need the gifts, enthusiasm of young people

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The life of a young person and the vocation to which God calls each one is “holy ground” that pastors and parents must respect, nurture and […]

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Mission success isn’t measured by numbers, pope says in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (CNS) — The Christian mission is not about numbers of converts, but about changing people and the world by being witnesses of God’s mercy and love, Pope Francis […]

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News Briefs: April 7, 2019

African floods ‘wiped out entire villages’ after cyclone, says Jesuit NAIROBI, Kenya (CNS) — More than 2 million people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been affected by a cyclone […]

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News Briefs: March 24, 2019

For Lent, Irish Catholics urged to abandon ‘weapons of mass distraction’ DUBLIN (CNS) — Alcohol, smoking and chocolates are some of the most well-known vices that people traditionally give up […]

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Faith and flowers: Special rules keep God’s house simply beautiful

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Of the many traditions and penitential practices observed during the season of Lent, one of the more visible is the stark change in church decor and […]

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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 […]