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Amid Venezuela protests, Catholic Church backs recall of president

Caracas, Venezuela, Sep 2, 2016 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Venezuela’s government is suffering from a “chronic” hearing disorder in face of the suffering of the people, charged Archbishop Diego Padrón Sánchez of Cumaná, president of the Venezuelan bishops' conference. He emphasized the peaceful and democratic character […]

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Amid religious freedom concerns, relief over Indiana bill’s failure

Indianapolis, Ind., Feb 8, 2016 / 03:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Indiana anti-discrimination bill failed in the state senate because it would have proved disastrous for religious freedom, one legal expert has said. Indiana’s Senate Bill 344 died “because it was a threat to freedom of religion […]

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Amid digital media trends, Vatican looks to learn from Asian strengths

Yangon, Burma, Nov 17, 2015 / 06:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church can learn from Asian trends in social media to help build communications networks and advance evangelization, a Vatican official has said. “It’s a global community. We learn from each other and particularly we have […]

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Christ is our only hope – Syrian Christians pray for miracles amid Islamists’ carnage

Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2015 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syrian natives who have ministered to refugees from the civil war there are trusting in God to protect their fellow Christians. There are many “satans” in the world, but “there’s a lot right now in Syria and […]

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Francis lauds strength of Paraguay women amid nation’s bloody history

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 10, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Arriving in Paraguay on Friday, Pope Francis recognized the particular contribution of women in the nation’s warn-torn past.   The Pope said that he would “like to acknowledge with profound admiration the role played by the women […]

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Minn. archbishop resigns with ‘clear conscience’ amid sex abuse charges

St. Paul, Minn., Jun 15, 2015 / 08:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop and an auxiliary bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, less than two weeks after the archdiocese was charged with mishandling sexual abuse cases. However, Archbishop John C. […]

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Minnesota archdiocese to cooperate amid charges of mishandling abuse allegations

Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 5, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA).- The Minneapolis-St. Paul archdiocese has pledged cooperation amid charges of mishandling allegations against a former priest of sexual misconduct involving children. “We deeply regret the abuse that was suffered by the victims of Curtis Wehmeyer and are grieved […]

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Amid war in Syria, Catholic patriarch says Easter offers path of hope

Damascus, Syria, Apr 7, 2015 / 12:48 pm (CNA).- Citing St. Paul’s conversion on the Road to Damascus, an Eastern Catholic patriarch’s Easter message repeated a call for peace and urged Christians to bear the Gospel of Life amid Syria’s ongoing civil war. “God grant that the […]

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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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Economic progress for Syria’s women proves a silver lining amid war

Vatican City, Mar 11, 2015 / 04:32 am (CNA).- The destruction of Syria’s ongoing war has unearthed an unexpected jewel in the refugee camps of Lebanon: the chance for women to gain an education and the tools for rebuilding their homeland. “We're empowering women,” Syrian refugee Reem […]

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