Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of Saint Louis, center, offers the sign of peace to Bishop William M. Joensen Des Moines, Iowa, as U.S. bishops from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska concelebrate Mass in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Jan. 16, 2020. The bishops were making their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican to report on the status of their dioceses to the pope and Vatican officials. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 16, 2020
Protecting human life is the "preeminent" social and political issue, Pope Francis said.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 16, 2020
The agreement signed on January 13 by the political leaders of South Sudan could bolster the chances of a papal visit to that conflict-ridden country.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 16, 2020
The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic are calling upon all political leaders to work toward more open democracy and government.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 15, 2020
The ruling comes in a case filed by Dr. Roger Kligler, a retired physician from Cape Cod who has advanced prostate cancer, and Dr. Alan Steinbach, who treats terminally ill patients.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 13, 2020
Bishops from U.S. Region VIII -- North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota -- met the pope on the first day of their "ad limina" visit.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 10, 2020
The Catholic Church runs some 54,000 educational institutions in the country, and at least half of them get financial aid from the state.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 08, 2020
The statement from Archbishop Gomez comes five days after the U.S. launched a drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 08, 2020
Bishop Alexander Pyone Cho has called for dialogue among all parties as violence escalates in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
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Catholic News ServiceJanuary 02, 2020
The announcement from Jeff Anderson & Associates included plans for the law firm to file suits in the Archdioceses of Los Angeles and San Francisco and the Dioceses of Fresno, Monterey, Orange, San Bernardino, Oakland, San Jose and Santa Rosa.
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 30, 2019
A host of voices from throughout the religious spectrum condemned the Dec. 28 knife attack at the suburban New York City home of a Hasidic rabbi that wounded five, one of them critically.