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Catholic News ServiceApril 15, 2019
The fee would be $27.20 per semester and the figure represents the 1838 sale of 272 enslaved individuals by the Maryland province of the Society of Jesus province for the benefit of Georgetown University.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 12, 2019
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill that would make it illegal to carry out an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 11, 2019
Franciscan Father Sean O. Sheridan, president of Franciscan University of Steubenville since 2013 submitted his resignation to the university's board of trustees.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 10, 2019
The introduction of "no-fault" divorces in the United Kingdom will undermine marriages from the outset, said the Catholic bishops of England and Wales.
Bishop Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar, India, is led away for questioning by police on the outskirts of Cochin Sept. 21, 2018. Indian police have charged Bishop Mulakkal of repeatedly raping a nun in her rural convent, the Associated Press reported April 9, 2019. (CNS photo/Sivaram V, Reuters)
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Catholic News ServiceApril 09, 2019
The bishop was charged April 9 with rape, illegal confinement and intimidation.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
A copy of the letter was released late April 4 by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
More than 140 religious leaders called on President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and congressional leaders to uphold principles of religious freedom following a series of attacks on people of faith, clergy and houses of worship.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
The former bishop of Mindong, China, Bishop Guo Xijin, is doubtful that he will be allowed to concelebrate Holy Thursday Mass because of his unclear status with Chinese authorities.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines threatened to put all of his critics in jail if they do not relent in their criticism of him, resulting in even greater criticism of his methods and behavior.
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Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
Authorities in southern Louisiana are investigating a string of "suspicious" fires at three African American churches in recent days.