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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee resettlement

Judge blocks Trump’s order on state refugee resettlement

| Carol Zimmermann | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

A federal judge in Maryland issued a preliminary injunction Jan. 15 blocking the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order that would allow state and local government officials to reject resettling refugees in their jurisdictions.

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Pope appoints first woman to Vatican foreign ministry post

Pope appoints first woman to Vatican foreign ministry post

| Carol Glatz | January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis named Francesca Di Giovanni, a longtime Vatican official, as an undersecretary in the Vatican’s foreign ministry office, making her the first woman to hold a managerial position at the Vatican Secretariat of State.

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Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

Pope speaks to U.S. bishops about pro-life issues, transgender ideology

| January 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Protecting human life is the “preeminent” social and political issue, Pope Francis said, and he asked the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities to convey his support to the pro-life community.

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President Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools

President Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools

| Carol Zimmermann | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office on National Religious Freedom Day.

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Jennifer Lahl decries exploitative fertility industry

Jennifer Lahl decries exploitative fertility industry

| Christina Capecchi | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Lahl’s experiences as a mother of four and a registered nurse inform her work at The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. She’s looking out for young women who are exploited by the growing fertility industry, which globally is poised to exceed $52 billion in revenue in the next five years.

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Christopher West rolls out his 2020 ‘Made For More’ tour

Christopher West rolls out his 2020 ‘Made For More’ tour

| Christina Capecchi | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Christopher West, 50, has devoted the past 25 years to teaching St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, and the father of five appears to be just hitting his stride. He has refined his message and molded his presentation into a two-and-a-half hour experience with sacred art and live music called “Made For More.”

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From Readers – January 16, 2020

From Readers – January 16, 2020

| January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Demand humane immigration

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Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

Young adults make ‘deep dive’ into faith during ‘ad limina’ visit

| Cindy Wooden | January 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mychael Schilmoeller and her unborn child received a special blessing from Pope Francis Jan. 15 as she traveled with 24 other young adults accompanying Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens on their “ad limina apostolorum” in Rome.

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