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Pope offers prayers for victims of Texas shooting

Pope offers prayers for victims of Texas shooting

| November 7, 2017 | 1 Comment

Calling the mass shooting in a Texas Baptist church Nov. 5 an “act of senseless violence,” Pope Francis asked the local Catholic archbishop to convey his condolences to the families of the victims and to the injured.

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USCCB president decries massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

USCCB president decries massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

| November 6, 2017 | 9 Comments

The U.S. Catholic Church stands “in unity” with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and the larger community after a shooting during Sunday services took the lives of at least 26 people and injured at least 20 others.

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Texas parishioners shocked by devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey

Texas parishioners shocked by devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

With floodwater as high as 20 feet from swelling bayous and waterways, thousands of homes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston flooded as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to batter southeast Texas Aug. 28.

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Catholic groups are mobilizing to help in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath

Catholic groups are mobilizing to help in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of Category 4 Hurricane Harvey that made landfall with winds of 130 miles per hour late on Aug. 25 into the Rockport, Texas area, northeast of Corpus Christi.

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45 people saved from tornado’s fury in hallway of Texas church

45 people saved from tornado’s fury in hallway of Texas church

| Mark Pattison | May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the insurance world, extreme weather events such as tornadoes are often referred to as “acts of God.”

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With decision on Texas law, women across U.S. ‘just lost,’ says pro-lifer

With decision on Texas law, women across U.S. ‘just lost,’ says pro-lifer

| Kurt Jensen | June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Reasonable people know that Texas law H.B. 2 was in the best interest of women’s health,” said Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life.

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U.S. Supreme Court says Texas abortion law unconstitutional

U.S. Supreme Court says Texas abortion law unconstitutional

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers and required their doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.

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Texas stiffens abortion restrictions; pro-lifers rally to support bill

Texas stiffens abortion restrictions; pro-lifers rally to support bill

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The drama in Texas over abortion that drew national and international attention came to an end for the moment after the state House of Representatives then the state Senate voted to adopt tougher abortion regulations.

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