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Swiss Guard replaces metal helmets with 3D-printed plastic headgear

Swiss Guard replaces metal helmets with 3D-printed plastic headgear

| Carol Glatz | January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

While the Swiss Guard’s halberds and uniforms have remained largely unchanged over the centuries, its ceremonial helmets are now a product of 21st-century technology.

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N.Y. abortion bill bishop called ‘Death Star’ has become law

N.Y. abortion bill bishop called ‘Death Star’ has become law

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Albany’s Catholic bishop had urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to stop the “Death Star” as he called a bill in the state Legislature to expand current state law on abortion that had the full backing of Cuomo, a Catholic.

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Covington high school incident: Investigation begins, discussion continues

Covington high school incident: Investigation begins, discussion continues

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Days after the now-famous exchange took place between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington, the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, announced it would begin a third-party investigation into what happened at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial following the annual March for Life Jan. 18.

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N.Y. bishops decry new law signed on Roe anniversary to expand abortion

N.Y. bishops decry new law signed on Roe anniversary to expand abortion

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

New York state “has become a more dangerous one for women and their unborn babies” with the passage of a bill to expand abortion called the Reproductive Health Act and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signing it into law, said the New York State Catholic Conference.

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Pro-life movement is growing, inspiring ‘a rising generation,’ says Pence

Pro-life movement is growing, inspiring ‘a rising generation,’ says Pence

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The pro-life movement has touched hearts, changed lives and saved lives in the 46 years since the Supreme Court handed down its Roe decision legalizing abortion on demand, Vice President Mike Pence told the 37th annual Rose Dinner in Washington Jan. 18.

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Church, community members praise God for Wisconsin teen’s safe return

Church, community members praise God for Wisconsin teen’s safe return

| Anita Draper | January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Faith runs deep in Barron County. The story of Jayme Closs’s abduction and escape is one of hope and courage, but it is also a story of faith, prayer and triumph over evil.

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After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details of exchange emerge

After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details of exchange emerge

| Carol Zimmermann | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the immediate accusations the students showed racist behavior have been stepped back as more details of the entire situation have emerged.

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At rally Catholic youth, young adults from near and far stand up for life

At rally Catholic youth, young adults from near and far stand up for life

| Mark Zimmermann | January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Discovering who had traveled the farthest to be at the Archdiocese of Washington’s annual Youth Rally before its Mass for Life quickly became apparent by scanning the crowd of young people near the stage at the Capital One Arena.

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Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Societies today need “artisans of peace,” like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God the Father, who wills the good and the happiness of the human family,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Crowd comes to march for different reasons but same message: Defend life

Crowd comes to march for different reasons but same message: Defend life

| Kurt Jensen | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ritual sights of the annual March for Life never seem to change.

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Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

| Cindy Wooden | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has given to one Christian church or community are not recognized and shared, Pope Francis said.

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Seeking Christ’s face: Some believe hilltop shrine holds true relic

Seeking Christ’s face: Some believe hilltop shrine holds true relic

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

At the Shrine of the Holy Face in Manoppello, visitors see a transparent cloth encased between two glass panes within an ornate silver frame above the sanctuary’s altar.

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