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Pew report says young adults worldwide less religious than older adults

Pew report says young adults worldwide less religious than older adults

| Steve Larkin | June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A study by the Pew Research Center found that young adults worldwide are generally less religious than older adults by a variety of measures.

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Synod working document: Young Catholics need church that listens to them

Synod working document: Young Catholics need church that listens to them

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Young Catholics are looking for a church that listens to their concerns, accompanies them in discerning their vocations and helps them confront the challenges they face, said a working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on young people.

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Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

| Rhina Guidos | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

From Denver to New York City, the country’s Catholic bishops have joined a chorus of organizations, institutions and high-profile individuals urging the Trump administration to stop separating children from their parents as they seek respite in the U.S. from dire conditions in their home countries, largely in Central America.

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600 Catholic institutions declare support for Paris climate agreement

600 Catholic institutions declare support for Paris climate agreement

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Caring for creation goes hand-in-hand with the mission of helping retreat-goers connect with God at the Jesuit Retreat House in Parma, Ohio.

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Nearly 500 British priests sign statement in support of ‘Humanae Vitae’

Nearly 500 British priests sign statement in support of ‘Humanae Vitae’

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nearly 500 British priests have signed a statement in support of the papal encyclical that forbade married couples from using contraception.

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Pope met with brother of Chilean priest found guilty of abuse

Pope met with brother of Chilean priest found guilty of abuse

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The brother of Chilean Father Fernando Karadima called on his brother to ask forgiveness for the hurt inflicted on those he sexually abused.

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Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

| Dennis Sadowski | June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Changes in language to clarify several sections of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” were approved during the spring general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Migration is about people, not numbers, pope says

Migration is about people, not numbers, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Migrants seeking a better life in other countries must not be viewed with suspicion but rather defended and protected, no matter their status, Pope Francis said.

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AMA delegates OK continued review of assisted suicide policy

AMA delegates OK continued review of assisted suicide policy

| June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The American Medical Association House of Delegates voted 314-243 not to affirm the report of the organization’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to maintain the AMA’s long-held opposition to assisted suicide.

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