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Vatican conference unites police and Church in fight against human trafficking

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2018 / 10:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A conference on human trafficking and modern-day slavery was held at the Vatican Feb. 8-9, bringing together church leaders and senior police officers from more than 30 different countries to discuss progress and setbacks in initiatives. It […]

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New petition calls for pro-life support against nuclear warfare

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As political tensions increase between the United States and North Korea, one pro-life group began a petition urging nuclear disarmament around the world. Rehumanize International is asking pro-life advocates to join them in the fight against nuclear […]

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Christian leaders in Zambia warn against government abuses

Lusaka, Zambia, Jun 26, 2017 / 02:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The leaders of three major Christian groups in Zambia have issued a strongly worded letter on the political state of the country, calling on Zambians to “examine our conscience, seek the truth, and work towards bringing back […]

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‘Hate crime’ case against Valencia archbishop thrown out

Valencia, Spain, Jun 25, 2016 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A judge in Spain has thrown out a “hate crime” case concerning Cardinal Antonio Cañizares of Valencia, Spain, ruling that the cardinal’s homily warning of a “gay empire” is protected by freedom of speech. During a May […]

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Pope Francis calls it – discrimination against the disabled is ‘ugly’

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2016 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- No single person is more valuable than another, especially when it comes to those with disabilities, Pope Francis said on Saturday,, insisting that these people have a unique richness, and that discriminating against them is “one of […]

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Pope in Latin America apologizes for sins against native peoples

Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Jul 9, 2015 / 06:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following in the footsteps of St. John Paul II, Pope Francis on Thursday asked forgiveness for crimes against the indigenous peoples of Latin America during “the so-called conquest of America.” “I say this to you with […]

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International Criminal Court should step up against ISIS, report advises

Washington D.C., May 4, 2015 / 02:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The atrocities committed by the Islamic State require a strong global response, including action by the International Criminal Court, said a prominent religious freedom report April 30. “All nations should care about abuses beyond their borders not […]

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No, Indiana did not just pass a law discriminating against gay people. Here’s why.

Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 27, 2015 / 05:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite media hype, a new Indiana law is not based on anti-gay discrimination, but on a 20-year legal precedent of protecting the rights of religious individuals and charitable organizations, say religious liberty advocates. “It’s both unfortunate and […]

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Pope condemns Tunisia attack as act against ‘the sacredness of life’

Vatican City, Mar 19, 2015 / 11:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State has sent a letter to the archbishop of Tunisia, assuring them of the Pope’s prayers after yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack killed at least 23 people. In the […]

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Use of force is a last resort against Islamic State – Vatican diplomat

Vatican City, Mar 17, 2015 / 06:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- By presenting a joint statement to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council to support Christians and other communities in the Middle East, the Holy See has fostered a new diplomatic approach to protect communities and raise the […]

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