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Protesters Criticize Global Failure to Rescue Missing Nigerian Girls

The more than 200 girls were kidnapped 100 days ago July 24.

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Pope Joins Jesuits for Dinner on Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola

The surprise visit was the result of a 'last-minute request' by the Holy Father.

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Massachusetts Enacts Temporary Buffer-Zone Law in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

While peaceful pro-life activism could be unimpeded by the new law, concern exists that it may not be fairly enforced.

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Catholic Artist Touches Hearts One Facebook Pic at a Time

A gift for design and a love for Jesus Christ and his saints meet in the artwork of a South Dakota Catholic.

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Mississippi Abortion Ruling Raises Questions of Women’s Health

A federal court ruled the right to an abortion demands the state’s only abortion center stay open, even though its doctors can’t get hospital admitting privileges.

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Expecting the Unexpected in the NFL

Houston Texans’ lineman Alex Kupper, a surprise to make the team in 2013, now aims to make the 2014 squad.

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The Great War and Pope Benedict XV

Church historian discusses the papacy, political climate at the time of ‘the war to end all wars.’

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Abortion’s Grim Reality May Explain ‘Pro-Choice’ Label Drop

The head of Americans United for Life believes that changing public attitudes, informed by medical advances, are forcing the abortion industry to redefine itself as ‘women’s health.’

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Vatican Experts: Change of Heart Toward Money Crucial in Human-Trafficking Fight

Just 44,000 survivors out of 20 million trafficking victims were identified last year — a sign the political will to eradicate modern slavery is still lacking.

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