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Last hope: Little Sisters of the Poor appeal to Supreme Court

Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2015 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a federal appeals court ruled that the Little Sisters of the Poor must obey the federal contraception mandate, the sisters have announced that they are appealing to the Supreme Court. Sr. Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial […]

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Papuan bishop makes emergency appeal amid severe food shortage

Alotau, Papua New Guinea, Dec 21, 2014 / 01:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic bishop of Alotau, Papua New Guinea, has launched an appeal during a severe food shortage following a cyclone engulfing the Catholic diocese. The Papua New Guinean islands located in the deep South Pacific […]

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Pope Francis prays, issues strong appeal for Ebola victims

Pope Francis prays, issues strong appeal for Ebola victims

Vatican City, Sep 24, 2014 / 08:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis made an appeal for prayer and aid for the victims of the Ebola outbreak which has been sweeping through several West African countries. Speaking during his General Audience Sept. 24, the Pope expressed his closeness […]

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Vatican marriage commission could drop mandatory appeal for annulments

Vatican marriage commission could drop mandatory appeal for annulments

Detroit, Mich., Sep 23, 2014 / 02:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After it was announced that Pope Francis had appointed a commission to study a reform of the process of marriage annulment, a canonist in the U.S. has suggested that dropping the requirement for mandatory appeals could preserve […]

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Pope Francis takes to twitter in appeal for Iraqi citizens

Pope Francis takes to twitter in appeal for Iraqi citizens

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 05:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Since Friday Pope Francis has been tweeting three times a day asking faithful and parishes to both pray for those affected by violence in Iraq, as well as to offer material support. “I ask all men and […]

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Pope issues urgent appeal for global help of Iraqi Christians

Pope issues urgent appeal for global help of Iraqi Christians

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2014 / 08:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Iraq’s largest Christian city fell into the hands of the Islamic State, Pope Francis issued an urgent appeal asking for peace, and called for worldwide efforts to assist those affected by increasing violence. “In light of […]

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