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The proposal is contained in a 15-paragraph statement approved by the Pontifical Commission for Latin America’s plenary assembly.
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In the past six years, the number of Christians in the Gaza Strip has plummeted from 4,500 to just 1,000, due to harsh conditions.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The French policeman’s faith and extraordinary self-sacrifice — substituting himself for an Islamist terrorist’s hostage — spotlights Pope Francis’ new category for sainthood.
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At news conference, he said government restrictions on bishop appointments are not a violation of religious freedom.
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Doreen Abi Raad
His Beatitude Ignace Joseph III Younan: ‘There is real hope that Iraq could be reborn after so many years of turmoil.’
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Anto Akkara
The sale of Church lands, authorized by Cardinal George Alencherry, had generated media controversy and public protests by his own priests.
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Bishop Vincent Guo Xijin of Mindong, who is loyal to the Holy See, was detained Monday.
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They object to a U.K. government plan to remove a 50% limit on enrollments by Catholics in new state-funded Catholic schools that was imposed in 2010.
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He stepped down as archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh in 2013.
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The hearing began last week and is expected to take about a month to complete.
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Young people need help to develop an ‘innate understanding of human nature and its dignity,’ not ideology, Cardinal Vincent Nichols said.
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Edmonton developer Gene Dub recently donated a four-story building to a nonprofit program called Pregnancy Pathways.
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Michele Chabin
The Israeli government is seeking to force the 38,000 African asylum-seekers, who are almost all Christians, out of the country.
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‘The government needs to immediately halt any efforts to force access to assisted suicide,’ said Archbishop J. Michael Miller.
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Michele Chabin
Since the 16th century, previous successive governments have always exempted Jerusalem’s churches from paying taxes.
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Alfie Evans’ case echoes that of Charlie Gard, who died in July 2017 after being taken off life support against his parents’ wishes.
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As the Republic of Ireland prepares to vote in a referendum, a recent poll has shown dwindling support for a change in the constitution.
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The persecution ranges from threats and physical violence to destruction of church property.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Holy See is searching for an agreement that will reunify the Catholic Church in China’s underground and official communities.
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Doreen Abi Raad
Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II remains hopeful that his people can eventually return to the Nineveh Plain.
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The U.S. has criticized the country regarding lack of human rights, pointing to ‘still-coercive population-control policies,’ other troubling practices.
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A Chilean survivor of sexual abuse says that he wrote to the Holy Father and that the pontiff failed to act on the information.
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This was the second meeting between the two leaders and the first time a Turkish president has visited a pope in 59 years.
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The president of the German Bishops’ Conference has declared that, in his view, Catholic priests can conduct such events for homosexuals.
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Sponsor of legislation says it will provide a more efficient declarations-of-nullity process for Filipinos, while respecting the sanctity of marriage.
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Dónal O’Sullivan-Latchford
A special Jan. 29 cabinet meeting formally approved holding a referendum at the end of May.
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Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta is to examine new information.
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Michele Chabin
The U.S. announced it would withhold $100 million in relief from the U.N. Relief Works Agency, arguing that other countries must share more of the costs of providing assistance.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Chile’s bishops opposed the Holy Father in 2015 in private and would not support him in 2018 in public.
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Francis said that comments made to Chilean journalists Jan. 18 were not intended to cause pain for victims of clerical sexual abuse.