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How the upcoming canonization affirms the Fatima apparitions

Fatima, Portugal, Apr 21, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but the rector of the Marian shrine has said that it bears an even greater significance in terms […]

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Britain stands with persecuted Christians, prime minister affirms

London, England, Apr 8, 2015 / 12:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Easter is a perfect time to take note of all that Christianity has done for Great Britain and to support those persecuted for their faith, UK prime minister David Cameron said in his Easter message. “The church […]

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Australian bishop affirms innocence amid charges of concealing abuse

Adelaide, Australia, Mar 18, 2015 / 01:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Australian bishop is strongly denying accusations that he concealed a serious sexual abuse offense allegedly disclosed to him in the 1970s. Last year, Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide was notified by police that he had been […]

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Archbishop Gomez: OneLife LA event affirms life near Roe v. Wade anniversary

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 15, 2015 / 08:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Less than a week before the 42 anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States, Los Angeles will host its first large-scale pro-life event.  The event, OneLife LA, is meant to be a […]

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Large families are schools of solidarity and sharing, Francis affirms

Vatican City, Dec 29, 2014 / 01:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address on Sunday to Italy's National Numerous Family Association, Pope Francis thanked the members of large families for their cultivation of virtues that benefit society at large, as well as themselves. “The fact of having […]

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Seismic court ruling affirms link between marriage, kids

Washington D.C., Nov 7, 2014 / 05:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Defense of marriage advocates lauded a major 2-1 decision by a federal appeals court that noted the importance of children and sexual complementarity in upholding state laws defining marriage. “We are particularly heartened by the Court’s acknowledgment […]

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