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Governor’s Healthy Utah plan has support of Catholic bishop

by Marjorie Cortez
February 23, 2015

Access to health care “is imperative to protect human life and dignity,” Bishop John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake said in a statement issued Saturday afternoon.…

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Local priest forms all-inclusive Roman Catholic Church in San Diego

by MARIA ARCEGA-DUNN
February 23, 2015

A local Roman Catholic bishop is using Pope Francis as an example and creating an all-inclusive Catholic parish that will serve everyone, including divorced people…

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Group Provides Women Free “Abortion Doulas” to Take Them to Their Abortions

by Texas Right to Life
February 10, 2015

Since the passage of the Pro-Life Omnibus Bill (HB 2) in 2013, anti-Life advocates have…

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Maronite Catholic monks raising $3 million for Castle Rock monastery

by Sarah Grothjan
February 23, 2015

A group of Maronite Catholic monks is bringing a taste of their Eastern religious tradition to Castle Rock.
The group, formally known as the Maronite Monks of Jesus, Mary and…

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Group Provides Women Free “Abortion Doulas” to Take Them to Their Abortions

by Texas Right to Life
February 10, 2015

Since the passage of the Pro-Life Omnibus Bill (HB 2) in 2013, anti-Life advocates have…

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Vatican Calls Plastic Surgery ‘a Burqa Made of Flesh’

by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
February 3, 2015

Pope Francis has called for more women in the International Theological Commission, even after tripling…

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Pope Francis: Large Families That Welcome Children Are A True Gift From God

At this morning’s Wednesday General Audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Pope Francis told the faithful that large families that welcome children are a true gift from God. He also said “we need to…

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Pope Francis planning to address joint session of Congress, organizer says

Pope Francis is planning to address a joint session of Congress and visit the White House during a trip to…

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Standard Bearers for NFP

The Billings ovulation method of family planning has long been regarded as a highly effective and ethical means of achieving…

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Mario Cuomo, 1932-2015: His Controversial Legacy

Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York who sought to justify Catholic lawmakers’ tolerance of abortion rights, died on…

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Christianity by the Numbers: What Do New Projections Say About the Future of Religion?

Can numbers say something about the future of Christianity? George Weigel thinks so.
Weigel claims the past and present —…

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‘Conversion’ Charge Against Mother Teresa Stirs National Protest in India

Condemnations were issued last week by a broad cross section of Indian society, following a controversial statement by the chief…

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Catholic Church archbishops suggest ‘key voting issues’

Catholic voters should consider their candidates’ stance on issues including abortion and assisted suicide, ahead of the general election, the…

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Italy and Vatican on guard after ISIL threat

At its closest point, Libya is little more than 100 miles from the Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
This…

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