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Alyssa Milano’s #SexStrike highlights what the Church has taught all along

Alyssa Milano’s #SexStrike highlights what the Church has taught all along

| St. Louis Review | May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Objecting to the passage of a sweeping pro-life bill in Georgia, actress Alyssa Milano recently took to Twitter to urge women to stop having sex until “we get bodily autonomy back.”

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‘Game’ over: the five stages of being a ‘Thrones’ fan

‘Game’ over: the five stages of being a ‘Thrones’ fan

| Elizabeth Rackover Clancy | May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Eight years ago, “Game of Thrones” began on HBO and the worlds of water-cooler conversations, fire-breathing dragons and social media haven’t been the same since. To say it’s been a wild ride is the least of it.

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U.S. bishops ‘gravely disappointed’ with House passage of Equality Act

U.S. bishops ‘gravely disappointed’ with House passage of Equality Act

Five U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees or subcommittees, said May 17 they were “gravely disappointed” with the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the Equality Act.

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Conservationists at Vatican conference call for protecting biodiversity

Conservationists at Vatican conference call for protecting biodiversity

| Carol Glatz | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

People’s attitudes toward nature as well as their economic systems and consumption habits need to radically change in order to protect biodiversity on the planet and promote a more sustainable and caring world, said participants at a Vatican-sponsored conference.

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Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

Conscientious objection must be respectful, pope tells health care workers

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

When doctors, nurses and health care workers conscientiously object to a procedure to protect the life and dignity of their patients, they must do so respectfully, Pope Francis said.

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Pope chooses theme for World Meeting of Families 2021

Pope chooses theme for World Meeting of Families 2021

Christian family life is a vocation and, when lived with fidelity, it is a path to holiness, said the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life.

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What if every life were precious?

What if every life were precious?

| Greg Erlandson | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Alabama’s governor, Kay Ivey, signed the nation’s most restrictive abortion bill into law, she gave this simple explanation.

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Immigration advocates express concerns about Trump immigration plan

Immigration advocates express concerns about Trump immigration plan

Catholic immigration advocates raised concerns about a proposal from President Donald Trump that would reshape U.S. immigration policy to incorporate a “merit-based” system that prioritizes high-skilled workers over those with family already in the country.

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No more Sunday games for Detroit Catholic parish, school sports teams

No more Sunday games for Detroit Catholic parish, school sports teams

| Michael Stechschulte | May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of a new pastoral note encouraging Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit to keep Sunday as a day of holiness, rest and family togetherness, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron introduced a new policy requiring Catholic parishes and schools to stop scheduling athletic games and practices on Sundays.

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