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President Donald Trump said he would withdraw from the WHO in a May 29 Rose Garden media briefing.
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Catholic News Agency
Planned Parenthood performs approximately 345,000 abortions in the United States each year.
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Catholic News Agency
The Bambino Gesù Hospital announced the successful separation surgery July 7, saying it was the first operation of its kind in Italy and probably the world.
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Catholic News Agency
The Little Sisters’ victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday comes nine years into their legal fight against the Obama-era “contraception mandate”.
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Andrea Picciotti-Bayer
The 7-2 decision in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru rules that the First Amendment protects a Catholic school’s right to decide who imparts the faith to the next generation without the government second-guessing those decisions.
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Courtney Mares/CNA
While unable to attend Msgr. Georg Ratzinger’s funeral in Regensburg, the pope emertius, Benedict XVI, expressed gratitude for the time he spent with his older brother during his trip to Bavaria less than two weeks before his death.
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Catholic News Agency
When the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the combined case in May, lawyers for the schools argued that “for hours on end over the course of a week,” teachers in Catholic schools were the “primary agents” by which the faith was taught to students.
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Matt Hadro/CNA.
Writing for the majority, Justice Clarence Thomas said, “For over 150 years, the Little Sisters have engaged in faithful service and sacrifice, motivated by a religious calling to surrender all for the sake of their brother."
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Courtney Mares/CNA.
Pope Francis offered Mass at his residence to mark the seventh anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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Catholic News Agency
Fr. Stephen D. Parkes, 55, currently serves as pastor of Annunciation Catholic Church in Longwood, Florida.
Lauretta Brown
Legal analysts are disconcerted by the arguments the chief justice utilized in casting the deciding vote that struck down a pro-life state law.
Jeanne Allen
COMMENTARY: U.S. Supreme Court paves the way for parental choice for their children’s education.
Emily Stimpson Chapman
COMMENTARY: Right now, we need more of the last four spiritual works of mercy.