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Pro-Lifers Claim Victory In Georgia House Vote

Atlanta, Ga., Jun 21, 2017 / 04:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Abortion rights groups invested heavily and lost in Tuesday night’s runoff special election for a Georgia House seat, and pro-lifers maintain the outcome proves the futility of the pro-abortion agenda. In the June 20 special election to...

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US Supreme Court Death Penalty Decision Could Be Victory For Due Process

Washington D.C., Jun 19, 2017 / 03:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a defendant has a right to a mental health evaluation independent of the prosecution, which could have wide-ranging implications for the justice system. “This is a very important decision,” Robert...

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Immigration In The Spotlight With LA Mass, Resource Website

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 19, 2017 / 03:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles stressed the importance of unity at a Mass recognizing immigrants, as the archdiocese launched a new website with information and resources on the subject of immigration. Some 3,000 people attended...

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Vatican Group Meets To Discuss Situation Of Migrants Around The World

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 12:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican section on Migrants and Refugees met this week with Church leaders from around the world to hear about the challenges of migration faced in different parts of the world and to work on the Church’s contribution to a UN global...

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Why Reform?: What The Church Teaches On The Dignity Of Migrants

Every day, Elcias Hernandez has the same routine: he and his wife take their children to school on the weekdays, go to work and return home as a family. They enjoy the simple joys of life together: the family goes to church together, visits swimming pools, the rivers and the mountains to see the...

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Carl Anderson Among Appointments To Pontifical Academy For Life

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2017 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced that Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, has been appointed by Pope Francis as a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. “I am honored to have been appointed to the Pontifical...

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Francis: Migrant Crises Require Focus On Reality, Dialogue, Commitment

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a letter last week to the Latin American Parliament as they discuss migration in the region, encouraging governments to protect all who reside in their territory regardless of their origin. “As members of a large family,...

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Oregon's Advance Directive Bill Is Deceptive And Deadly, Critics Warn

Salem, Ore., Jun 9, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Oregon Senate has passed an advance directive bill that critics say would allow the starvation and dehydration of patients who have dementia or mental illness. Earlier this week, Oregon Right to Life executive director Gayle Atteberry said...

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Delaware Legislature Votes To Drop Restrictions On Abortion

Dover, Del., Jun 8, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In Delaware, lawmakers’ vote to pass a bill that would strike down almost all remaining abortion restrictions drew strong criticism from pro-life advocates, who warned it would provide safe harbor for Kermit Gosnell-style...

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Archdiocese To Offer Novena In Spiritual Preparation For Mass In Recognition Of All Immigrants

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is praying a special Novena in spiritual preparation for the annual Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants which will be celebrated on Sunday, June 18. The Mass in Recognition of All Immigrants is a special Mass in celebration of our immigrant roots as a Church...

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Maryland Bishops Call For Compassion, Prudence On Immigration

Baltimore, Md., Jun 1, 2017 / 10:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Maryland Catholic Conference has issued a statement of guiding principles for Catholics and state legislators to better encounter immigrants with compassion in both personal and political arenas. Members of the Maryland community, they...

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Planned Parenthood's Services Are Declining...Except For Abortion

Washington D.C., Jun 1, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood has lost over half a million unique patients in five years, but its abortion figures remain the same – a consistency its critics have blasted. “While non-abortion services are...

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How A Nun's Home Is Helping Girls Freed From Sex Trafficking

Baton Rouge, La., May 26, 2017 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking. In Louisiana, state estimates indicate that about 40 percent of juvenile victims are being trafficked by their primary care...

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Catholic Academics Urge Protection Of Undocumented Students

Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of increased government crackdown on immigration, a letter was sent to the Department of Homeland Security voicing Catholic support for programs promoting deferred deportation. “As leaders of Catholic colleges and...

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US Bishops Welcome Trump Administration's Reprieve For Haitian Migrants

Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Trump administration’s decision to allow 50,000 Haitian earthquake victims to remain in the United States prompted gratitude from the U.S. bishops’ conference, which stressed the need for continued work to aid Haitians here and in...