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Mishaps Carrying Out Executions Spur Renewal of Death-Penalty Debate

Catholic opponents of capital punishment say the problems are an added reason to halt executions in the United States.

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U.S. Papal Visit Not Confirmed, but Archbishop Chaput Is Confident

Although the Vatican is not expected to confirm Pope Francis will attend the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia until next year, he has already signaled his willingness to participate.

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From Rome to Santiago de Compostela With Love

Augustin Peña Gago calls his pilgrimage Il Mio Camino.

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Immigration: A Principled Catholic Approach Avoids Emotionalism

COMMENTARY: Church teaching on immigration articulates a framework for thinking — rather than merely emoting — through the immigration issue in a manner consistent with Catholic concerns for liberty, justice, human flourishing and the common good.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Colo. Marriage-Defense Amendment

The state’s bishops urge Catholics in Colorado to defend marriage in the face of this ‘emotional arrangement.’

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Cease-Fire Signed in Central African Republic Conflict

The agreement was signed after three days of talks in the neighboring Republic of the Congo. The predominantly Muslim Seleka forces dropped their demand that the Central African Republic be split into a Muslim north and a Christian south.

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Planned Parenthood Faces New Allegations Involving Abuse of Minors

A Colorado lawsuit and a new Live Action video spotlight the abortion provider’s controversial provision of services to young girls.

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EWTN to Open West Coast Studio at Orange Diocese's Christ Cathedral

Announcement was made July 24 at the Napa Institute

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