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Archbishop Gomez prods President Trump to change DACA position

Los Angeles, Calif., Aug 29, 2017 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them legal protection, not deportation, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles has said. “They did not make […]

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Archbishop Lori: Like Doubting Thomas, God frees us from fear for mission

Orlando, Fla., Jul 3, 2017 / 03:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An encounter with the Lord frees us from sin and fear, and frees us for mission and evangelization, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in his homily at the closing Mass for the USCCB’s Fortnight for Freedom. […]

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Successor appointed for Guam archbishop accused of abuse

Hagatna, Guam, Oct 31, 2016 / 03:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday appointed Bishop Michael Byrnes as the successor to Guam's archbishop, who has been accused of sexual abuse of minors. Bishop Byrnes has until now served as an auxiliary bishop in Detroit. His apointment […]

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Archbishop Chaput: Pope Francis shows continuity on divorce, remarriage

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 7, 2016 / 03:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ teaching on divorce-and-remarriage and the sacraments represents Catholic tradition and shows the way forward for engaging those who are estranged and hurting, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has said. “As with all magisterial documents, Amoris […]

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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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Archbishop Chaput warns of ‘drastically’ unjust Pennsylvania bill

Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 9, 2016 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A proposed Pennsylvania bill unfairly targets religious entities over public institutions – despite its claim to aid sex abuse victims,  says Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia. “The problem with HB 1947 is its prejudicial content. It covers […]

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Archbishop Gomez: social justice needs a pro-life foundation

Los Angeles, Calif., Feb 4, 2016 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to combat social injustice cannot forget that the right to life is foundational, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said at a Hispanic pro-life gathering last week. Pro-life questions are not just one issue […]

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Denver archbishop: Would German bishops side with Henry VIII or Thomas More?

Denver, Colo., Oct 20, 2015 / 11:59 am (CNA).- If divorced-and-remarried Catholics should receive communion, as Cardinal Walter Kasper and many of the German bishops suggest, does that mean St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher died for nothing? In his latest column Archbishop Samuel Aquila of […]

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Don’t ‘regionalize’ Church teaching on marriage, says Irish archbishop at synod

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2015 / 04:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic teaching on marriage and the family is universal, not something local bishops’ conferences can decide for themselves, an Irish archbishop said Thursday. Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, the Primate of All-Ireland, said he did not support […]

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Polish archbishop: Unless we recognize sin, Christ’s incarnation is meaningless

Rome, Italy, Oct 13, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a wide-ranging and hard-hitting interview with EWTN Germany, Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki of Poznan, president of the Polish bishops' conference, said that were we to cease to recognize sinfulness, then Christ's Incarnation would be rendered “void of […]

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