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Catholic News ServiceAugust 15, 2018
Archbishop Edgar Pena Parra, current nuncio to Mozambique, will take up his new position as "substitute secretary for general affairs" Oct. 15. Archbishop Pena, 58, succeeds Italian Cardinal Giovanni Becciu, the new prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 14, 2018
"This transparency and objectivity I promise you will include a thorough review of our safe environment policies and procedures by an outside investigator," Bishop Conley said.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 09, 2018
Archbishop Gregory said Catholics are specifically "enraged" about allegations of abuse by Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick and find "any pastoral negligence in protecting our people is similarly grievous."
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar speaks during a news conference in late June at the Justice Department in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters) 
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 08, 2018
The letter also requested that health plans which include abortion notify consumers of that fact at the time of enrollment to prevent consumers from buying such plans if they who do not wish to.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2018
Officials said most of the casualties were caused by falling rubble as buildings collapsed. There were no reported foreigners among the dead, but some media reports claimed several fatalities in the neighboring Gili Islands.
The mother, sister and nieces of Junior Rojas sit outside their home on Aug. 2 in Sutiaba, Nicaragua. On July 5, the Nicaraguan police, with masked and armed paramilitary support, attacked Sutiaba, killing three people, including Rojas. (CNS photo/Steve Lewis)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 06, 2018
On July 5, the Nicaraguan police, with masked and armed paramilitary support, attacked Sutiaba. The "clean-up operation," as the government called it, resulted in three dead among the parishioners of Father Morales' St. Peter Church.
Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh in 2014. (CNS photo/Chuck Fazio, courtesy NCEA)
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 06, 2018
"I continue to be deeply concerned about the victims and the ongoing pain and suffering they endure," Bishop Zubik said in the letter, read at all Masses.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 03, 2018
Reynold Verret, president of Xavier University of Louisiana, announced July 31 that the university and its Institute for Black Catholic Studies will become the new hub for the advancement of sainthood causes of African-American Catholics.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 03, 2018
Security forces were placed on full alert in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao following a deadly suicide bomb blast in Basilan province that killed 10 people.
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Catholic News ServiceAugust 02, 2018
The pope met Aug. 1 with about two dozen European Jesuits currently involved in the order's formation process. They had been talking about communication and one asked Pope Francis how they can meaningfully communicate with unemployed young people when, as Jesuits, they will never know what it means