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Pope amends canon law on religious who abandon their community

Pope amends canon law on religious who abandon their community

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has made it easier for a religious order to dismiss a member who leaves the community without permission, stays away and does not communicate with his or her superior.

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Pompeo says Trump administration tightening pro-life Mexico City Policy

Pompeo says Trump administration tightening pro-life Mexico City Policy

| Jacob Comello | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Historically, it is a policy that is completely at the mercy of whichever party currently controls the White House.

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Program aims to help Christian men kick porn habit, ‘live a better life’

Program aims to help Christian men kick porn habit, ‘live a better life’

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new program called STRIVE aims to help “any Christian man who wants to break free from porn,” said its founder, Matt Fradd.

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Founder, editorial staff of Vatican women’s magazine resign

Founder, editorial staff of Vatican women’s magazine resign

| Carol Glatz | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Claiming a lack of support for open dialogue and for an editorial line run by women, the director and editorial staff of a Vatican women’s magazine have resigned.

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African floods ‘wiped out entire villages’ after cyclone, says Jesuit

African floods ‘wiped out entire villages’ after cyclone, says Jesuit

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 2 million people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been affected by a cyclone that has killed more than 700 people, with hundreds still missing in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat’ bill; opponents pledge legal battle

Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat’ bill; opponents pledge legal battle

| Jacob Comello | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh last October and the 2018 midterm elections, a number of states have news laws in place to either expand or restrict abortion, including Mississippi, whose new law puts the state among the most ardent on the pro-life side of the battle.

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Mary inspires, assists those seeking their vocation, pope says

Mary inspires, assists those seeking their vocation, pope says

| Carol Glatz | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Signing his document dedicated to young people, faith and discernment, Pope Francis said Mary, the Mother of God, is a source of inspiration and strength for everyone who seeks to understand their vocation and remain faithful to it.

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Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

Catholic school students pray for mosque shooting victims, peace

| Carol Zimmermann | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

A week after the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, and almost 9,000 miles away from this tragedy, Catholic school students in Maryland gathered to pray for the victims and to recommit themselves to ending hate.

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Co-creators of pro-life film say God planned film ‘for such a time as now’

Co-creators of pro-life film say God planned film ‘for such a time as now’

| Natalie Hoefer | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

As introductions were made and basic information was gathered, the voices of Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon were jovial and lighthearted.

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Convert now, don’t be spiritually lazy, pope says

Convert now, don’t be spiritually lazy, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

God is patient and merciful, but people should not put off their conversion because they never know how long they will live, Pope Francis said.

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Trump calls on universities to protect ‘free, open debate’ on campuses

Trump calls on universities to protect ‘free, open debate’ on campuses

| Julie Asher | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, praised President Donald Trump March 21 for taking seriously the assaults she said conservative groups are facing on campuses around the country.

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Austrian bishops become third conference to divest from fossil fuels

Austrian bishops become third conference to divest from fossil fuels

| March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Austrian bishops’ conference is the most recent Catholic institution to say it will divest from fossil fuels.

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