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Significant wins seen in the battle against pornography

Significant wins seen in the battle against pornography

| Mark Pattison | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

If it’s happened to one vacationer or business traveler, it’s happened to millions: You turn on the TV in your hotel room. On comes the hotel channel. There’s a menu of options you can click. One of those options will be something along the lines of “Adult Desires.”

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Pope heads to Balkans in May to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia

Pope heads to Balkans in May to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia

| Carol Glatz | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis will make a three-day visit to Bulgaria and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Vatican announced.

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Father Lombardi: Ignoring reality of abuse, resisting responsibility must end

Father Lombardi: Ignoring reality of abuse, resisting responsibility must end

| Carol Glatz | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Anyone who still believes the abuse crisis is an “American” or “Western” problem must become properly informed, face reality and realize problems may be hidden and explode in the future, said Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi.

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English cardinal shocked to learn vicar sent two pedophiles to U.S.

English cardinal shocked to learn vicar sent two pedophiles to U.S.

| Simon Caldwell | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

An English cardinal has told an inquiry into child abuse of his shock at learning that a vicar general of his former archdiocese tried to help two pedophile priests escape to the United States.

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Three cardinals end service on pope’s Council of Cardinals

Three cardinals end service on pope’s Council of Cardinals

| Carol Glatz | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Three members of Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals have officially ended their service as papal advisers on the reform of the Roman Curia.

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With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

With a mother’s heart, Mary raises up the abandoned, pope says at Mass

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just as she did hundreds of years ago from a small hill in Tepeyac, Mexico, Mary accompanies the downtrodden and the lowly like a mother caring for her children.

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USCCB welcomes Treasury Department guidance on ‘parking lot tax’

USCCB welcomes Treasury Department guidance on ‘parking lot tax’

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees welcomed a new explanation from the Treasury Department that relaxed rules on the payment of taxes by churches and nonprofits that offer employee parking.

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Two Jesuit provinces release names of priests with credible abuse claims

Two Jesuit provinces release names of priests with credible abuse claims

| December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The leaders of two U.S. provinces of the Society of Jesus released the names of more than 150 clergy with credible sexual abuse claims against them dating to the 1950s.

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Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

Catholic groups push for strong climate deal at U.N. summit in Poland

| Jonathan Luxmoore | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic representatives worked to keep negotiations on track for a comprehensive deal to address global warming as the U.N. climate change conference entered its second and final week in Katowice, Poland.

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