Bishop John J. Lopes, the keynote speaker at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, pictured in 2016.
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This year’s National Catholic Prayer Breakfast had no political speakers and only a small political contingent in attendance, and there was little mention of an upcoming Supreme Court case involving a Mississippi abortion ban.
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Johnson was originally invited to speak on behalf of the campus pro-life group. But complaints by other students about comments she'd made on race -- as well as her being at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 -- led the campus chaplain to recommend the appearance be postponed indefinitely.
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It was the coldest national March for Life in some years, it was the smallest, and it also may be remembered as the bravest.
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For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.
A file photo shows displaced Syrian women and children who fled from Idlib province gathering around a fire in Afrin. A majority of Syrians who have had to flee their homeland are Christians. (CNS photo/Khalil Ashawi, Reuters)
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"Any religious adherent can be a victim," he said, and the oppressor can be "whoever has the power of the state behind them."
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Prominent pro-life Catholics and activists are featured speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
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Religious liberty advocates believe that the latest Supreme Court decision will finally banish the hated 19th-century Blaine Amendments for good.
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On April 30, Archbishops Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco and Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David A. Konderla of Tulsa, Oklahoma, wrote Barr to request stepped-up prosecutions.
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On March 4, the court hears oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Russo, a challenge to a Louisiana law, passed in 2014, that requires abortion providers to have “active admitting privileges” at a hospital within 30 miles of the abortion facility.
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"Many of these victims suffer and perish anonymously," said George Marlin, chairman of Aid to the Church in Need-USA, the charity sponsoring the service.