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Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2017
The Korean bishops' Committee for the Reconciliation of the Korean People held a symposium and stressed that a peace accord would help usher in better relations with the North.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2017
The national director of Priests for Life in New York welcomed a London court's decision allowing a U.S. doctor to go to England to examine a 10-month-old terminally ill British infant at the center of a medical and ethical debate.
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 14, 2017
The House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act, providing over $500 million to anti-trafficking initiatives in the U.S. and abroad.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is seen in Alexandria, Va., June 14. (CNS photo/Michael Reynolds, EPA)
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 10, 2017
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced hours before the execution that he would not block the death sentence from being carried out despite appeals from attorneys, mental health advocates and state lawmakers that Morva's mental illness made it impossible for him to distinguish between delusions
Joaquin Navarro-Valls, who spent 22 years as director of the Vatican press office, died on July 5 at age 80. He is pictured speaking in 2004 alongside a projected image of St. John Paul II. (CNS photo/Arne Dedert, EPA)
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Catholic News ServiceJuly 06, 2017
"Joaquin Navarro embodied what Ernest Hemingway defined as courage: grace under pressure."
Patty Farrell stands beside a memorial to her daughter in front of her home on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Colonie, N.Y.. Farrell found her daughter, Laree, dead of a heroin overdose in bed four years ago and is now lobbying for a state law setting harsher penalties for drug dealers whose product causes a death. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)
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Catholic News ServiceJune 30, 2017
"This is a plague that has come into the homes and families of every city, town and even the rural areas of our diocese. It has touched the very hearts and souls of our parishioners in the pews and the people living in our communities."
Retired San Francisco Archbishop John R. Quinn, left, is pictured in a 2004 photo in Saginaw, Mich. He died June 22 at age 88 in San Francisco. He headed the Northern California Archdiocese from 1977 until 1995. (CNS photo/Brett McLaughlin, Catholic Weekly)
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Catholic News ServiceJune 22, 2017
Retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, who led the Northern California archdiocese for 18 years, died on June 22 after a long illness. He was 88.
Young African refugees take part in a rally marking World Refugee Day June 20 in Sana'a, Yemen. (CNS photo/Yahya Arhab, EPA)
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Catholic News ServiceJune 20, 2017
According to a just-released report from the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, "20 people are newly displaced every minute of the day."
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Catholic News ServiceJune 19, 2017
Pope Francis will travel to Colombia in September and he will return to South America in January for a visit to Chile and Peru.
Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory delivers the homily during Mass on June 14 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual spring assembly. (CNS photo/Sean Gallagher, The Criterion)
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Catholic News ServiceJune 15, 2017
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory made the comments in the homily at an evening Mass said to commemorate a "Day of Prayer and Penance" for victims of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.