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Thumbnail cross of the martyrs credit aaron groote via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 15 16 1 A new wave of attacks against Catholics in France, Belgium

In recent weeks, Catholics in France and Belgium – countries still recovering from brutal ISIS attacks – have been hit with numerous acts of...

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Thumbnail school chair credit lia koltyrina shhutterstock cna Are religious teachers being eradicated from Belgian schools?

Brussels, Belgium, Jul 13, 2016 / 02:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religion classes in Belgium’s French-speaking primary and secondary schools will be...

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Thumbnail belgiums house of parliament credit chadbriggs via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 12 20 13 Belgium's child euthanasia move lamented as 'unbelievable'

In the wake of Belgium's recent decision to legalize euthanasia for children, several members of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life voiced...

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Thumbnail euthanasia medical syringe credit sfam photo shutterstock cna Brothers of Charity euthanasia controversy could have far-reaching implications

Vatican officials have summoned to Rome the board of directors overseeing a group of Belgian Catholic hospitals. The group administers hospitals...

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Thumbnail hospital credit unsplash cna Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centres,...

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Thumbnail prescription bottle credit charles williams via flickr cc by 20 filter added cna 1 'Don’t go there' – Belgians plead with Canada not to pass euthanasia law

The Parliament of Canada has until June 6 to consider Bill C-14, controversial legislation that, if passed, would legalize euthanasia in the...

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Thumbnail crucifix credit bluekdesign via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna Dutch cardinal: Don't underestimate power of Catholics as a 'creative minority'

Despite the challenges of secularization, a Dutch cardinal encouraged Catholics from his country and from all parts of the world to be a “creative...

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Thumbnail pope francis gives the wednesday general audience in st peters square on oct 2 2013 credit elise harris cna cna 5 Pope Francis observes moment of silence for Belgium attack victims

In his general audience the day after terrorist attacks in Belgium claimed the lives of at least 30 people and injured 230 more, Pope Francis led...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 409500925 Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Pope Francis is cracking down on a Belgian Brothers of Charity-run organization, giving the group until the end of August to stop offering...

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Thumbnail hospital sick credit drpnncpptak shutterstock cna Religious brothers push back on euthanasia directive for Catholic hospitals

Brussels, Belgium, May 2, 2017 / 02:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a decision by the board of several Belgian Catholic psychiatric hospitals to...

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Thumbnail hospital sick credit drpnncpptak shutterstock cna The Brothers of Charity are clear: no euthanasia is possible in our hospitals

Br. René Stockman says it clearly: the path to euthanasia is not viable for a Catholic hospital. After a board of trustees decision to allow...

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