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Catholic News ServiceAugust 19, 2019
Planned Parenthood says it's pulling out of the federal family planning program.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 19, 2019
Bishop Hubbard is taking a voluntary leave of absence from the Diocese of Albany to deal with the allegations, which he says "with full and complete confidence" are false.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 15, 2019
“We implore you to never use language that disrespects, dehumanizes or demonizes others,” delegates at the Leadership Conference of Women Religious annual assembly wrote in a letter to be sent to President Trump.
Father George Clements, a Chicago priest who made national headlines when he adopted a son in the early 1980s, has been asked by Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to step aside from ministry pending the outcome of an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor in 1974. (CNS photo/Michael Alexander)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 12, 2019
In an Aug. 8 interview with the Chicago ABC-TV News affiliate, Father Clements called the accusation "totally unfounded." "Here I am, 87 years old, and I don't know what this is all about or anything," he said.
Nearly 400 Franciscans pose Aug. 1, 2019, during a four-day gathering in Denver. It is one of the largest gatherings of Franciscans in the United States, with the purpose of friars getting to know each other as the process of the order's six provinces become one. The gathering took place July 29-Aug. 2. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 12, 2019
Revitalization of Franciscan life and ministry in America is the goal of this multiyear process of restructuring that began in 2012 with discussions by the friars of the six provinces.
Anti-extradition bill protesters hold placards for arriving travelers during a protest at Hong Kong International Airport Aug. 9, 2019. More than 1,000 Catholics prayed during a candlelight vigil outside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Aug. 8 for Hong Kong to solve its political crisis in a nonviolent manner. (CNS photo/Thomas Peter, Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 09, 2019
Organizers of the Aug. 8 vigil said they hoped the faithful can remain solely a prayer movement so that tensions ease in the weeks long series of mass demonstrations by Hong Kong citizens opposing a controversial extradition law.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 08, 2019
“This evil affects everyone, and all communities are affected by racism,” said Bishop Shelton J. Fabre.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2019
Kendrick Castillo, the 18-year-old hero who charged a shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado, was posthumously named a Knight of Columbus.
A family wades through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi, India, Aug. 6, 2019. Catholic churches and other institutions opened their doors to people stranded in Mumbai and surrounding areas because transportation routes were blocked by high water and debris. (CNS photo/Adnan Abidi, Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 06, 2019
Thousands of train passengers were stranded in different areas of the city, Indian's financial capital, and in other suburbs and towns of Maharashtra state as two days of continuous rain began to submerge rail tracks, forcing authorities to cancel or divert services.
A displaced Christian woman prays in front of a grotto with a statue of Mary in Kaya, Burkina Faso, May 16, 2019. Bishop Laurent Dabire of Dori, president of the bishops' conference of Burkina Faso and Niger, has urged international action to stop the massacre of Christians by foreign-backed Islamist groups. (CNS photo/Anne Mimault, Reuters) 
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 02, 2019
"If the world continues to do nothing, the result will be the elimination of the Christian presence," said Bishop Laurent Dabire of Dori, president of the bishops' conference of Burkina Faso and Niger.