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‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

‘No greater love’ — Denver Catholics remember Kendrick Castillo, who died in STEM school shooting

| Mary Rezac | May 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Sara Haynes heard about the shooting at STEM High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado on Tuesday, she prayed. A Catholic school teacher in Denver until just recently, she knew some of her former students were now high schoolers at STEM.

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Abortion dialogue in time of extremism

Abortion dialogue in time of extremism

| Michelle La Rosa | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

At the end of February, 44 U.S. Senators voted against legislation that would ban the willful or negligent homicide of babies born alive after a botched abortion.

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‘Unplanned’ gets unexpected R rating

‘Unplanned’ gets unexpected R rating

| Christine Rousselle | February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The movie “Unplanned,” which tells the true story of former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson’s conversion into a pro-life activist, has been given an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America, a decision the directors fear could have been motivated by the pro-life message of the film.

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Hysterectomy can be morally licit in limited situations, Vatican says

Hysterectomy can be morally licit in limited situations, Vatican says

| Carol Glatz | January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church teaches that sterilization is morally unacceptable, but a hysterectomy could be morally acceptable if the uterus could not sustain a pregnancy, said the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

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Religious groups to fight physical, sexual violence against kids in Peru

Religious groups to fight physical, sexual violence against kids in Peru

| Barbara J. Fraser | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic and other Christian and non-Christian religious groups launched an effort Aug. 16 to combat violence, especially sexual violence, against children in Peru.

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Medieval reform proposals can help current abuse crisis, historian says

Medieval reform proposals can help current abuse crisis, historian says

| Carol Glatz | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

A radical program of reform addressing the widespread problem of abusive clergy and negligent superiors in the 11th century holds some essential insights and lessons for the church today, a church historian has said.

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Marriage and Communion: Norms address interchurch couples

Marriage and Communion: Norms address interchurch couples

| Cindy Wooden | May 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The German bishops are not the only bishops in the world to propose or adopt pastoral guidelines for allowing an Anglican or a Protestant married to a Catholic to receive the Eucharist under certain circumstances.

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USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness

USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he is grateful to Pope Francis for “his powerful, straightforward words” in “Gaudete et Exsultate” (“Rejoice and Be Glad”), his apostolic exhortation on “the call to holiness in today’s world.”

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Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

Pope asks forgiveness from victims of clergy sex abuse in Chile

| January 16, 2018 | 4 Comments

Pope Francis, in his first formal speech in Chile, asked forgiveness from those who were sexually abused by priests.

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Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2017 | 11 Comments

While societies must find a way to overcome the subjugation of women, pretending there are no differences between men and women or even using technology to change a person’s sex is not the answer, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops: Amend repeal bill to protect poor, keep ban on abortion coverage

Bishops: Amend repeal bill to protect poor, keep ban on abortion coverage

| Julie Asher | September 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

The latest version of a Republican measure in the Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act must be amended to protect poor and vulnerable Americans, said the chairmen of four U.S. bishops’ committees.

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Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A man was shot after an apparent hammer attack on police officers at Paris police headquarters next to the Cathedral of Notre Dame on Tuesday.

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