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This is the first laundry with Down syndrome workers in Latin America

Concepción, Chile, May 28, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three years ago the Church in Chile launched “Lavandería 21,” a new work inclusion project for people with Downs syndrome, whose results today far exceed what was hoped. It all began in 2012 when the Archbishop Fernando […]

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‘Immigrant bashing’ is nothing new to America, Bishop Farrell laments

Dallas, Texas, Aug 5, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The recent wave of anti-immigrant sentiment from public figures is nothing new to American history, Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas said in his column on Friday. “The ghost of Nativism again prowls our land. The vilifiers and […]

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Is the Pope’s challenge to America having an anti-Francis effect?

South Bend, Ind., Jul 24, 2015 / 04:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Most Americans have a favorable view of Pope Francis, but an apparent decline in their numbers may be due to his implicit challenge to American culture, one observer has said. “Americans never react well when an […]

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Pope entrusts South America trip to Mary

Vatican City, Jul 19, 2015 / 09:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis entrusted his recent tri-nation voyage to South America to Our Lady of Guadalupe – praising the deeply-rooted Christianity in these countries, but also noting the social and economic challenges. “To the maternal intercession of the […]

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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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What did he just say? Pope Francis off-the-cuff in Latin America

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 5, 2015 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The world is about to see a new side to Pope Francis and, interestingly, it could be the most intimate look yet at who he really is. For the first time since he was elected as the […]

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How the US bishops believe America can overcome racial violence

St. Louis, Mo., Jun 16, 2015 / 03:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the U.S. bishops’ conference pledged support for reconciliation and healing efforts in areas around the country that have been the site of racial tension and violent clashes between police and citizens. “Promoting peace […]

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Africa, South America trips in Pope’s sights for next two years

Vatican City, Jan 19, 2015 / 12:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has revealed that he hopes to make extensive voyages to Africa and Latin America in the next two years. “The plan is to go to Central African Republic and Uganda. These two, this year,” Pope […]

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Don’t let ‘Faithful America’ group silence Catholics, critic warns

Don't let 'Faithful America' group silence Catholics, critic warns

Washington D.C., Oct 3, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Internet activism sites like Faithful America, which has targeted Catholic bishops and other institutions in social media campaigns, show the need for Catholics to become media savvy and courageous in speaking out, one observer has said. “Faithful […]

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Cardinal Dolan: Ukraine ‘flowing with blood,’ America must speak up

Cardinal Dolan: Ukraine 'flowing with blood,' America must speak up

New York City, N.Y., Sep 17, 2014 / 01:51 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has urged U.S. Catholics to listen to the “chilling” pleas of Greek-Catholic bishops who say Ukraine is “flowing with blood” due to the Russian military’s actions. During the Cold War, […]

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