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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 14, 2020
The bill would protect newborns who survive abortions by requiring appropriate care and admission to a hospital.
Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceFebruary 13, 2020
"You could see his consternation when he said that for some people it was all about celibacy and not about the Amazon," said Bishop William A. Wack of Pensacola-Tallahassee.
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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 13, 2020
In remote rural swathe known as the Wild West of Honduras, said to be a bandits' hideout where it is "easy to get in, tough to get out," the church finds itself once again at the forefront of a movement for justice.
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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 13, 2020
The threat of spreading the coronavirus has forced Catholic officials in Hong Kong to suspend all church programs Feb. 15-28, including Sunday Masses and the Ash Wednesday liturgy that marks the beginning of Lent.
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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 12, 2020
"The time has come for Christians to have a stronger, broader voice in government so that the challenges of poverty and violence can be overcome," Bishop Kukah said.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceFebruary 11, 2020
The German bishops are due to hold their next regularly scheduled elections at the spring full assembly in early March in Mainz.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceFebruary 10, 2020
Pope Francis warned the bishops that many in the media and the general public will be focusing on those two issues -- married priests and women deacons -- while he wanted to focus on the social, pastoral, ecological and cultural challenges facing the Amazon region.
Faith News
Catholic News ServiceFebruary 10, 2020
Bishop McElroy added, "There is no mandate in universal Catholic social teaching that gives a categorical priority to either of these issues as uniquely determinative of the common good."
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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 07, 2020
Bishops Barber and Fitzgerald issued the statement expressing appreciation for the administration's commitment to parental choice in education following a visit by Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Philadelphia.
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Catholic News ServiceFebruary 04, 2020
Christian funerals outside of churches have been banned in some areas of China as the communist government begins to enforce new regulations on religious practices.