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Unanimous verdict supports right of a Christian-owned bakery not to create a cake in support of same-sex 'marriage.'
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The North Korean dictator has invited the Pope to meet in Pyongyang. Francis will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Oct. 18.
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Cardinal Nichols is scheduled to testify in November before the Independent Inquiry in Child Sexual Abuse.
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Dónal O’Sullivan-Latchford
Masked as ‘health care’ legislation, the bill would allow abortion for any reason up to 12 weeks and, on the grounds of ‘a risk’ of serious harm to the physical or mental health of the mother, up to ‘viability.’
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Since the 2007 legalization of abortion in Mexico City, 18 Mexican states have passed constitutional reforms protecting human life from conception.
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More than 800 people have died as a result of the disaster.
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Anto Akkara
‘It is a sad moment for all of us,’ said Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, referring to the Sept. 21 arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
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Some U.S. leaders contend that it concedes too much power to the government, undermines efforts to protect religious groups.
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Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said that there had been female deacons in the Church in times past and that, ‘basically, this [question] is open.’
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The Archdiocese of Santiago has created the Bishops’ Delegated Commission for Truth and Peace.
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‘We are challenged every day to be happy, healthy, holy priests,’ Cardinal Thomas Collins said Sept. 18.
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Ed Condon/CNA
The statement on procedures for child protection and handling complaints of sexual abuse was released before the bishops’ visit to Rome.
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Development is straining ties between the patriarchs of Constantinople and Moscow.
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Chairman of the German bishops’ conference personally apologized for ‘failure and pain’ following an extensive report on abuse of children.
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Young people are outraged ‘by sexual and economic scandals that do not meet with clear condemnation,’ Francis said Sept. 25.
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Rachel Lanz
The stigmatic Franciscan friar was recalled as ‘a great dispenser of mercy’ at hometown remembrance.
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Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
During an ecumenical prayer service, the Holy Father encouraged Christians to live the Gospel actively.
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Kevin J. Jones/CNA
Dissenting groups' effort misunderstands Church approach to human identity, commentators have said.
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Victor Gaetan
Lithuania is at the heart of the Holy Father’s late-September pilgrimage.
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Legislative protection for the unborn was officially rescinded Sept. 18.
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Archbishop who helped establish first responses to the 2002 sex-abuse crisis says Church needs to ‘renew our commitment to child protection.’
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ACI Prensa
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith notified the archdiocese of the Sept. 12 laicization of Cristián Precht Bañados.
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The beatification of Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in the country between 1994 and 1996, will be held Dec. 8.
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ACI Prensa
Investigators seized documents from Concepción, Valparaíso, Chillán and Osorno last week.
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Deborah Castellano Lubov
Papal trip to Palermo this weekend will highlight martyrdom of Blessed Pino Puglisi, who fought such evil.
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The British home secretary has rejected proposals for buffer zones, after finding that most abortion protests are peaceful and passive.
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Doreen Abi Raad
Lebanese patriarch presides over 41-couple sacrament.
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ACI Prensa
The plan includes working with the new government administration.
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Anian Christoph Wimmer/CNA
A study commissioned by the German bishops’ conference reports the sexual abuse of thousands of children by priests and religious in that country over a period of 70 years.
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Anto Akkara
Amid the Christian victims’ lingering suffering, Church leaders seek reconciliation.