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Kenyan Catholic doctors warn against cervical cancer vaccination of girls

Kenyan Catholic doctors warn against cervical cancer vaccination of girls

| By Fredrick Nzwili | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic doctors in Kenya have warned against a mass cervical cancer vaccination program for young girls, as the government accelerates plans to roll out the program in September.

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Bishops welcome proposed rule to protect rights of religious employers

Bishops welcome proposed rule to protect rights of religious employers

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of three U.S. bishops’ committees Aug. 21 welcomed a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor aimed at clarifying religious protections that may be invoked by federal contractors, including faith-based organizations.

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Vatican investigates abuse allegation against Chilean president’s uncle

Vatican investigates abuse allegation against Chilean president’s uncle

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The apostolic nunciature in Chile announced that the Vatican has opened an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against retired Archbishop Bernardino Pinera Carvallo of La Serena, who is the uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera.

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Threats to dignity, sanctity of life seen advancing at ‘breakneck speed’

Threats to dignity, sanctity of life seen advancing at ‘breakneck speed’

| Elizabeth Bachmann | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A globetrotting warrior for life and human dignity has taken up a new gauntlet as president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center, where he will use his global expertise and Catholic bioethics education to defend against what he termed life-degrading “science fictions” that are becoming reality.

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Matters of life and death: Pope to bring his message to southern Africa

Matters of life and death: Pope to bring his message to southern Africa

| Cindy Wooden | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rejecting violence, promoting interreligious harmony, caring for the environment and stamping out government corruption are expected to be high on the agenda Sept. 4-10 when Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.

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One small step — or leap — of faith

One small step — or leap — of faith

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was the summer of 1968. In May of the same year, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. In June of the same year, presidential candidate Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. Meanwhile, the Vietnam War raged on. Throughout our nation, it was a summer of riots, protests and great unrest.

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Appointments – August 22, 2019

Appointments – August 22, 2019

| August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

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Un pequeño paso o salto de fe

Un pequeño paso o salto de fe

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | August 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Era el verano de 1968. En mayo del mismo año, el reverendo Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fue asesinado. En junio del mismo año, el candidato presidencial senador Robert F. Kennedy fue asesinado. Mientras tanto, la guerra de Vietnam continuó. En toda nuestra nación, fue un verano de disturbios, protestas y grandes disturbios.

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Learning about relationships from the best of teachers

Learning about relationships from the best of teachers

| Deacon Gordon Bird | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Essential to any thriving business, team, organization or organism worth its salt is that they provide opportunities for continuous learning, development and growth. This also applies to the family.

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