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Health bill must protect poor, unborn and conscience rights, bishop says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act unless such a measure...

Colombian martyrs: witnesses to the point of death

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis’ decree to beatify two Colombian martyrs from two troubled eras in the...

Sharing the Word for July 24, 2017 – Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1

Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 24, 2017 Daily Reading from the USCCB: Exodus 14:5-18...

Bishops disappointed in Texas official seeking to end immigration policy

WASHINGTON (CNS) — After a Texas attorney general gave the Trump administration an ultimatum to end a policy...

Sharing the Word for July 22, 2017

Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene July 22, 2017 Daily Reading from the USCCB: John 20:1-2, 11-18 https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/SW_072217_I.mp3 St....

Chinese official indicates Beijing to retain tight grip on church

HONG KONG (CNS) — The Chinese Communist Party’s top leader in charge of religion has made it clear...

Advocates urge more awareness about natural family planning options

WASHINGTON (CNS) — There are plenty of myths that surround natural family planning, but advocates say the Catholic...

Sharing the Word for July 21, 2017

Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time July 21, 2017 Daily Reading from the USCCB: Exodus 11:10-12:14...

U.S. Supreme Court says travel ban exemption can include grandparents

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court said grandparents can be included among those who have a “bona...

Migrant advocates show support for border bishop’s call for solidarity

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Following a conversation involving a border bishop and Catholic leaders, migrant advocates from around the...