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Can Death Be Beautiful? A Response to Brittany Maynard


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Pope: Do Good in the Name of Jesus

The mission of the Church is to bring “the compassionate and merciful gaze of Jesus” to all mankind, the Holy Father said Oct. 29.

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Florida Court Grants Injunction to Ave Maria From HHS Mandate

The ruling protects the university from facing millions of dollars in fines that could have been levied against the school after the revised mandate would have taken effect on Nov. 1.

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Nigerian Bishop: Life Here Has Become ‘Cheaper Than Salt’

The bishop of the diocese that has suffered greatly because of Boko Haram criticized the government’s inability to protect its populace.

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Ukrainian Elections: Pro-Western Parties Win, but Will the Maidan Spirit Prevail?

Three Christian-oriented parties led the balloting, but it remains to see whether the troubled nation’s ongoing problems will now be addressed.

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Painter of the Popes

World-renowned artist Igor Babailov discusses his vocation to depict the beauty and truth of God’s creation, especially the human form.

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Asia Bibi to Pope Francis: Pray for Me, Your Daughter

The Catholic woman’s appeal against her death sentence for allegedly violating her country’s blasphemy law was rejected last week by a Pakistani court.

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