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Knights CEO praises plan for getting U.S. aid to persecuted Christians

Knights CEO praises plan for getting U.S. aid to persecuted Christians

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, praised the decision by the Trump administration to provide direct U.S. aid to persecuted Christians in the Middle East and route it through the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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Actor Mark Wahlberg’s faith journey leaves impression on young adults

Actor Mark Wahlberg’s faith journey leaves impression on young adults

| Joyce Duriga | October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hearing the faith journey of Hollywood actor and businessman Mark Wahlberg left an impression on the hearts of many young adults at the Archdiocese of Chicago’s first (re)Encounter event Oct. 20 at the UIC Pavilion.

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Concern rises over impact of expected tax cuts on programs for the poor

Concern rises over impact of expected tax cuts on programs for the poor

| October 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

Tax policy is not a simple matter. It almost never has been and may not ever be.

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At Benilde-St. Margaret’s alum’s request, Pope Francis calls International Space Station

At Benilde-St. Margaret’s alum’s request, Pope Francis calls International Space Station

| Carol Glatz | October 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

One perk that comes with floating aboard the International Space Station is NASA arranges for occasional calls with celebrities to keep the astronauts’ spirits high during their monthslong flights.

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Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

Pro-life group says teen immigrant having an abortion regrettable

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The head of the Susan B. Anthony List said the pro-life organization “was deeply saddened to learn that Jane Doe’s child has been aborted,” referring to an immigrant teen from Central America in federal detention in Brownsville, Texas.

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Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

Health care law: uncertain outcome after multiple diagnoses

| Carol Zimmermann | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act — on the examination table since President Donald Trump came into office — has been poked, prodded and even pronounced dead while the fight to keep it alive keeps going.

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In the end, everyone faces God with ’empty hands,’ pope says

In the end, everyone faces God with ’empty hands,’ pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

God waits for everyone, even the worst sinner who repents only with his dying breath, Pope Francis said.

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Frequently asked questions about exorcism

Frequently asked questions about exorcism

| October 24, 2017 | 10 Comments

Because much of the public perception of the nature and application of exorcism is shaped by mass media, the bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship approved basic questions and answers with the hope of providing clear information on the topic.

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Priest says exorcism is ministry of healing that helps suffering people

Priest says exorcism is ministry of healing that helps suffering people

| Peter Finney Jr. | October 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Father Gary Thomas has served for the past 12 years in the Diocese of San Jose, California, as the priest authorized to perform the rite of exorcism.

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USCCB publishes official English language translation of exorcism rite

USCCB publishes official English language translation of exorcism rite

| Peter Finney Jr. | October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Gary Thomas has served for the past 12 years in the Diocese of San Jose, California, as the priest authorized to perform the rite of exorcism.

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Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

Texas bishops criticize ACLU’s support for teen immigrant’s abortion

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Texas bishops criticized the American Civil Liberties Union for backing an abortion for a teen immigrant in the country illegally and also praised government officials for their defense of the unborn.

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Supreme Court lets ruling stand preventing Ten Commandments display

Supreme Court lets ruling stand preventing Ten Commandments display

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal about an order to remove a Ten Commandments display outside City Hall in Bloomfield, New Mexico.

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