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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceNovember 12, 2019
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn to for assistance rather than think of seeking an abortion.
 In this 2017 file photo, Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, then head of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., is seen at Wheeling Hospital. The Vatican announced his retirement from the diocese Sept. 13, 2019. (CNS photo/Colleen Rowan, The Catholic Spirit)
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceNovember 04, 2019
The decision affects Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, retired bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, who left his position in September 2018 under a cloud of allegations of sexual and financial misconduct.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceOctober 31, 2019
The campaign "is a way the church can be an example," director Jill Rauh said.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceOctober 18, 2019
Turkey's long-threatened incursion into northeast Syria after the sudden pullout of U.S. military forces from the country in early October raises serious moral questions on the responsibility to protect civilians caught in the middle of a new conflict.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceOctober 07, 2019
The survey for Boston-based Catholic Investment Services found that about 87% of respondents would be more likely to donate to Catholic institutions if they knew the money would be invested in ways consistent with church teaching and values.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Paulist Father Thomas Stransky, credited internationally as a pioneer in the Catholic Church's ecumenical and interfaith relations stemming from the Second Vatican Council, died Sept. 3 on his 89th birthday.

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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceAugust 30, 2019
The charges stemmed from an April 2018 protest at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia, one of two home ports for the U.S. Navy's fleet of Trident submarines.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 17, 2019
July 16 was the first day of the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom at the U.S. Department of State.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 12, 2019
The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who does not.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 10, 2019
Bishop John E. Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, bishop-president of Pax Christi USA, and Bishop Marc Stenger of Troyes, France, co-president of Pax Christi International, were among the signers of a statement released July 8.