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Thumbnail archbishop william e lori of baltimore credit archdiocese of baltimore cna Archbishop Lori: Religious liberty protections 'a victory for all Americans'

The chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty says that expanded religious liberty protections in the federal contraception mandate...

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Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail protests against the end of daca at the white house on sept 5 2017 credit matt hadro cna Bishops decry Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Bishops condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to end a program that benefited hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who...

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Thumbnail crowds turned out for a town hall meeting in los angeles where archbishop jose h gomez spoke on immigration jan 14 2014 courtesy of victor aleman vida nuevacom cna Bishops disappointed as Trump administration ends migration program for minors

After the Trump administration ended a parole program for young migrants from Central America, the head of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee...

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After US President Donald Trump asked Congress to pass stricter immigration laws if they plan to grant legal status to certain undocumented...

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The Trump administration announced broad new exemptions to the HHS contraceptive mandate on Friday, giving relief to religious non-profits and...

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The highly relevant quote, “Budgets are moral documents,” has been arguably attributed to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. But if he didn’t coin that...

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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...

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Thumbnail the robert f kennedy department of justice building credit wally gobetz cc by nc nd 20 cna Catholic group fighting HHS mandate disappointed exemption still unissued

After the US Department of Justice did not drop its appeal of a contraceptive mandate lawsuit by the Catholic Benefits Association on Monday, the...

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Thumbnail 100 days ‘City of God’: Beyond Trump’s first 100 days

It’s hard not to be uneasy about politics these days. Even among those most sober and prayerful and encouraging toward a settling-in administration...

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The chairman of EWTN Global Catholic Network voiced optimism over an announcement by the Trump administration Friday broadening religious and moral...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 493738126 False choices

Now that the White House is engaged in open warfare with the media, the worst part isn’t the fake news. It’s the false choices. For instance,...

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Thumbnail pregnant credit unsplash cna Government must allow abortion for undocumented teenager, judge rules

In a controversial decision, a U.S. district judge ruled that the government must facilitate an abortion for an undocumented teenager under federal...

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Thumbnail chinese officers patrolling tiananmen square may 2013 china  credit alexandre kuma via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna How the US can protect human rights in China

The Trump administration should act to address “severe violations of religious freedom” in China, a bipartisan congressional commission said...

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Thumbnail american flag family credit ryan rodrick beiler shutterstock cna How the US Church is 'sharing the journey' with immigrants

Catholic leaders in the U.S. are hoping that the newly announced “Share the Journey” campaign will foster a welcoming attitude towards migrants and...

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Thumbnail homeless credit shutterstock cna Increasing homelessness a worrisome trend for Archbishop Gomez

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 7, 2017 / 11:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has urged a prayerful and prudent response to a housing...

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Thumbnail ivanka trump at romes community santegidio to meet with african women freed from human trafficking on may 24 2017 credit daniel ibanez cna Ivanka Trump meets with human trafficking survivors in Rome

Rome, Italy, May 24, 2017 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a visit with Pope Francis Wednesday, Ivanka Trump met a group of human trafficking...

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Thumbnail charmaine yoest credit american students for life cco 10 cna Major pro-life advocate Charmaine Yoest appointed to key HHS role

Washington D.C., Apr 28, 2017 / 03:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his intention to appoint prominent pro-life...

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