A President Donald Trump supporter is see seen at the annual March for Life in Washington Jan. 27. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 18, 2018
During their tenure in office, President Ronald Reagan, President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush all addressed the march via telephone or a radio hookup from the Oval Office.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, delivers the homily during the opening Mass of the 2017 National Prayer Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 18, 2018
n a message of support for the March for Life in Washington, a Vatican official praised "the tens of thousands" of participants for their witness to the "value of every human life".
Emergency personnel carry a woman rescued from a collapsed house Jan. 9 after a mudslide in Montecito, Calif. Weeks after devastating fires tore through Southern California, heavy rains sent mudslides rolling down hillsides in Santa Barbara County, leaving at least 13 people dead and dozens injured. (CNS photo/Kenneth Song, Santa Barbara News-Press via Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 12, 2018
"Roy's life has been in service to his good, loving and ever-forgiving God," said Michael Van Hecke, St. Augustine's headmaster.
Two same-sex partners exchange wedding bands during a 2017 ceremony at the civil registry office in Munich. (CNS photo/Marc Mueller, EPA)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 12, 2018
In the fall, the first gay weddings were conducted in Germany, following a June 30 vote by the parliament to allow full same-sex marriage.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 11, 2018
The bishop has not joined government-approved associations for church officials.
People walk as traffic is blocked by security forces Dec. 31 in Kinshasa, Congo. Church leaders in Congo have expressed "profound shock" after security forces fired on Catholics protesting rule by President Joseph Kabila, leaving at least eight dead. (CNS photo/Kenny Katombe, Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 04, 2018
Police also used tear gas and batons against Massgoers in some of the capital's 150 parishes and violently broke up attempted marches in which protesters demanded fresh elections in the country.
A newborn baby was abandoned this year in the Angel Cradle drop-off point at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton for the first time since the program began in 2013. (CNS photo/Lincoln Ho, Grandin Media)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 04, 2018
It was the first time a baby has been abandoned under the Angel Cradle program since it began in Edmonton in May 2013.
Blood stains are seen Dec. 29 on the floor of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Mar Mina in Helwan, Egypt, near Cairo (CNS photo/Amr Abdallah Dalsh, Reuters).
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 02, 2018
Pope Francis also prayed for the victims of the attacks on Sunday.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 01, 2018
The photo shows a young boy, about 10 years old, carrying his dead little brother on his back.
Chaldean Christians in Mosul, Iraq, attend Christmas Mass at St. Paul Cathedral Dec. 24. (CNS photo/Amar Salih, EPA)
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 28, 2017
The Iraqi national anthem opened the Mass as women wailed with emotion.