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Indigenous Priest Murdered In Mexico

Jesús María, Mexico, Mar 29, 2017 / 12:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Felipe Altamirano Carrillo, an indigenous priest who served in the Mexico's western state of Nayarit, was murdered Sunday while returning from saying Mass in one of the towns in which he served. Fr. Altamirano Carrillo was killed...

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Building The Border Wall Is Treasonous, Mexico City Archdiocese Declares

Mexico City, Mexico, Mar 29, 2017 / 09:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Mexico said in a Sunday editorial that Mexican businessmen who would participate in the construction of a border wall with the United States are as traitors to their country. In the March 26 editorial “Betrayal...

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New HHS Official Has Strong Background In Religious Freedom, Civil Rights

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new high-ranking official at the Department of Health and Human Services could give the agency a significant shift in how it treats religious freedom and life issues. “Roger Severino, a seasoned champion of religious liberty and the...

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Catholics Are Bringing Health Care To One Of The World's Poorest Countries

Port au Prince, Haiti, Mar 28, 2017 / 05:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas in one of the poorest countries in the world. “The key thing that I saw was partnership. Catholic Medical Mission Board can’t do it alone,” Adam Kerrigan...

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Pope Francis: Eliminating Nuclear Weapons Is A Moral Imperative

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2017 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged the difficulty of totally eliminating nuclear weapons, but said the challenge is still a necessary undertaking, especially given what’s at stake. “The ultimate goal of the total elimination of nuclear...

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Arizona Strengthens Conscience Protections For Health Care Workers

Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 28, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Health care providers and institutions opposed to assisted suicide gained more legal protections under a new Arizona law that aims to help ensure doctors and nurses aren’t fired for their beliefs if the practice is ever...

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In NYC, Admissions Error Excludes Catholic School Students

New York City, N.Y., Mar 27, 2017 / 06:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid charges that a selective public high school excluded Catholic school students from admission, the principal insists it was due to a clerical error but still faces heavy criticism. Maspeth High School, in the New York City...

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As Abuse Survivor Leaves, Vatican Group Aims To Listen Better To Victims

Vatican City, Mar 27, 2017 / 10:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a victim who suffered past clerical abuse resigned from the Vatican's anti-abuse commission, the group is aiming for more effective ways to communicate with survivors and include them in its work. According to a March 26 press...

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What's The Most Convincing Argument Against Porn? Science.

San Francisco, Calif., Mar 26, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century.” That same year, the “definitive men's magazine” that promises “sexy women” along with style advice, entertainment news and more ran a shorter...

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In Milan, Pope Makes Youth Promise To Never Be A Bully

Milan, Italy, Mar 25, 2017 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In last meeting during his day trip to Milan, Pope Francis issued a harsh criticism of bullying in schools, asking youth to promise him and Jesus to never bully others, and telling teachers to be aware of the problem. “There is an ugly...

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How Do We Solve Crises? Put The Person First, Pope Francis Tells EU

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2017 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Being disconnected from the values of the past – which upheld the human person and the family – has placed us in a new era of crises, Pope Francis told European leaders. However, he noted, there is hope. “Europe finds new hope when man is...

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Gorsuch Praised For Record Of Building Unity On Religious Freedom

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a lawyer at a major religious liberty firm, who said that he shows a record of consensus building and protecting religious freedom for all. In addition...

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Americans Agree: Moms And Dads Should Have Paid Parental Leave

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2017 / 08:56 am (CNA).- A new report by the Pew Research Center has found that the overwhelming majority of Americans support paid family and medical leave for workers. More than 80 percent of adult Americans surveyed believe that women should have paid maternity leave,...

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Baltimore Mourns Cardinal Keeler, Former Archbishop

Baltimore, Md., Mar 23, 2017 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal William Henry Keeler, who was Archbishop of Baltimore from 1989 to 2007, has died at the age of 86, archdiocesan officials say. He died early in the morning of March 23 at St. Martin's Home for the Aged in Catonsville, Maryland, a...

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Vatican Abuse Prevention Event 'extremely Important' For Church

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 02:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday a Vatican event on the prevention of child abuse narrowed in on the importance of education in schools and parishes in the safeguarding of children – not only for teachers, but for parents and children – and on the Church's...