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Pro-life group welcomes court ruling to let U.S. doctor examine baby

Pro-life group welcomes court ruling to let U.S. doctor examine baby

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The national director of Priests for Life in New York welcomed a London court’s decision allowing a U.S. doctor to go to England to examine a 10-month-old terminally ill British infant at the center of a medical and ethical debate.

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Health care prescription? Regroup, cooperate, Catholic health leaders say

Health care prescription? Regroup, cooperate, Catholic health leaders say

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

After efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed late July 17 in the U.S. Senate, Catholic health care leaders said they hope Congress will work together, in small steps, to fix flaws in the current legislation.

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Jesus not only sows the seed, he’ll pull the thorns, Pope Francis says

Jesus not only sows the seed, he’ll pull the thorns, Pope Francis says

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, Pope Francis said that in the parable of the seed and the sower Jesus invites us to reclaim the ‘soil’ of our hearts by bringing to him, in prayer and Confession, the stones and thorns in need of healing.

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After Marine Corps plane crash, military archbishop calls for prayer

After Marine Corps plane crash, military archbishop calls for prayer

| July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prayers and an exhortation never to forget the sacrifice of military service members were the response of the US military archbishop to a deadly Marine Corps plane crash on Monday.

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Campuses cannot be ‘echo chambers’ for one viewpoint, say observers

Campuses cannot be ‘echo chambers’ for one viewpoint, say observers

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the wake of several violent incidents involving controversial speakers at universities this year, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing June 20 on free speech on college campuses.

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Pope Francis creates new path to beatification under ‘offering of life’

Pope Francis creates new path to beatification under ‘offering of life’

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday Pope Francis declared a new category of Christian life suitable for consideration of beatification called “offering of life” – in which a person has died prematurely through an offering of their life for love of God and neighbor.

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Pope Francis appoints bishops to head Cleveland, Juneau dioceses

Pope Francis appoints bishops to head Cleveland, Juneau dioceses

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The appointments were announced in Washington July 11 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

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Pope praises late-Cardinal Meisner’s faithful, fearless dedication

Pope praises late-Cardinal Meisner’s faithful, fearless dedication

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis mourned the death of German Cardinal Joachim Meisner, retired archbishop of Cologne, praising his “deep faith and sincere love for the church.

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BioBlitz helps Mercy sisters catalog all forms of life on Vermont farm

BioBlitz helps Mercy sisters catalog all forms of life on Vermont farm

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 39-acre Mercy Farm in Benson is home to at least 36 moth species, more than two dozen types of trees, a half dozen spore bearer varieties, two score of plants, 42 types of birds, a dozen insects and a dozen animals, eight types of aquatic life and three Sisters of Mercy.

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New priest says military chaplain a major influence in his vocation

New priest says military chaplain a major influence in his vocation

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

It all started in the wardroom at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

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