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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 17, 2017
The $500 million museum contains six floors, a theatre, gift shops and restaurants.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceNovember 14, 2017
In his remarks Nov. 13, the first day of the USCCB meeting, Cardinal Dolan, the committee chairman, said assisted suicide and abortion remain the focus of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Jesuit Father Gregory Schenden, campus chaplain at Georgetown University and the Rev. Bryant Oskvig, Protestant chaplaincy director on the campus, speak in a joint address on Sept. 15 during the university's "1517-2017: Lutherans and Catholics: Then and Now" conference in Washington. (CNS photo/Rafael Suanes, courtesy Georgetown University)
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 18, 2017
An event at Georgetown University commemorates the 500th year of the Protestant reformation with a discussion on the progress of Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts, revealing both remaining tensions and improved relations.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2017
"The entire social pact is built around work. This is the core of the problem. Because when you do not work, or you work badly, you work little or you work too much, it is democracy that enters into crisis, and the entire social pact."
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 29, 2017
"Clearly, the harm alleged by Transco outweighs this harm alleged by the Adorers," the court opinion read.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 27, 2017
It is obvious that passing legislation on health care is going to be a heavy lift in Congress.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 18, 2017
The USCCB is "concerned that the FCC is contemplating eliminating current regulations limiting the manner by which the companies controlling the infrastructure connect people to the internet," said USCCB assistant general counsel Katherine Grincewich.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 17, 2017
"Resettling only 50,000 refugees a year, down from 110,000, does not reflect the need, our compassion, and our capacity as a nation," Bishop Joe S. Vasquez said.
Democratic National Committee chairman Thomas Perez is seen outside the White House in Washington May 10. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 16, 2017
Perez was criticized in pro-life circles when he said, "Every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman's right to make her own choices about her body and her health. That is not negotiable."
Bishops sign pledges to end the death penalty at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops building in Washington May 9. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceMay 09, 2017
Each person taking the pledge promises to educate, advocate and pray for an end to capital punishment.