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Movies
Steven D. Greydanus
The La La Land filmmakers reunite to explore the private life of Neil Armstrong and the triumphs and tragedies of the space race.
Matt Hadro/CNA
The Northern Ireland Assembly in 2016 successfully opposed legal abortion, but because the assembly is currently not functional due to a dispute between its two major political parties, the British Parliament has passed an Executive Formation bill meant to serve as a temporary legislative replacement.
Christine Rousselle/CNA
Planned Parenthood locations in Illinois received 40 percent of the Title X funds distributed in the state, despite only operating 17 of the more than 70 clinics who received funds each year.
Catholic News Agency
An online petition supported by the family requesting that Royal London Hospital allow Raqeeb to be transferred to Gaslini Children’s Hospital insists that the child should remain on life support.
Christine Rousselle/CNA
The July 19 Vatican communique, which was published Friday on the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s website, was sent from the Apostolic Nuncio of the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre.
Nation
Joan Frawley Desmond
NEWS ANALYSIS: Socialist firebrand Ocasio-Cortez threatens the House speaker’s courting of swing voters, but how far apart are they on social issues?
Christine Rousselle/CNA
Religious orders present included the Sisters of Mercy, the Bon Secours Sisters, the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids, Jesuits, and Franciscan friars.
Commentary
Msgr. Andrew Baker and Father Carter Griffin
COMMENTARY: Many Catholics are unaware that the reform of seminaries began 30 years ago.
Catholic News Agency
The Trump administration announced July 15 that parts of the Protect Life Rule, which prohibits recipients of Title X family planning funds from referring or performing abortions, will go into effect immediately.
Catholic News Agency
Church historian Massimo Faggioli made specific mention of three U.S. bishops: Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, and Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas.
Joan Frawley Desmond
Lesther Alemán said he plans to attend the U.S. State Department’s Ministerial July 16-17 to bring awareness to the struggle for human rights in his country.
Amy Smith
The space race received worldwide attention — including in Rome.
Peter Jesserer Smith
A recent salvo by The Guardian indicates that fertility-awareness-based methods are leaving their niche in Catholic circles and entering the mainstream.
VOICES from the Blogs
Matthew Archbold
Matthew Archbold
Father John P. Cush
Kathy Schiffer
Dave Armstrong
Pat Cross
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Patti Armstrong
Kevin Di Camillo
Tom  Hoopes
Katie Warner
Theresa Doyle-Nelson
Theresa Doyle-Nelson
Vincent Weaver
John Grondelski
Joan Desmond
Pat Cross