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Catholic schools are a pillar of Church in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan, Aug 1, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA).- Dust and mud brick houses everywhere – as far as the eye can see. The houses are indistinguishable in color from the ground on which they stand. Trees are few and far between. The road leading northwards from […]

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You’ve got questions (about death)? The Church has answers.

London, England, Jul 6, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the 14th century, approximately one third of the population of Europe – or anywhere from 75 million to 200 million people – was wiped out due to what became known as the Black Death. Characterized by […]

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How the Catholic Church could help the crisis in the DRC

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 6, 2016 / 04:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In late September, Pope Francis met with the controversial president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila. But instead of greeting him in the same room where he usually meets other visiting […]

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Tim Kaine claims Catholic Church could change on gay marriage

Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2016 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, a Catholic who is currently the junior Virginia senator, said on Saturday that he thinks the Church will eventually drop its opposition to same-sex marriage. “I think it's going to change […]

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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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Muslims who interpret Quran peacefully ‘find a strong ally’ in the Church

Berlin, Germany, Aug 12, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican bishop spoke out last week stressing that while few Muslims are terrorists, there are passages in the Quran advocating violence that can’t be ignored, and must be clarified from within the Muslim community. “It would […]

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Group to end 12-year vigil at closed Massachusetts church

Boston, Mass., May 18, 2016 / 06:11 pm (CNA).- Former parishioners occupying the long-closed St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Massachusetts say they plan to end their continuous 24-hour vigil after the Supreme Court refused to hear their case, May 16. A statement issued by the […]

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The amazing promise of adult stem cells, and how the Church supports it

Vatican City, May 11, 2016 / 04:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- 3-D printing of human tissue. Organ transplant therapy for cancer victims that reduces fatalities by 75 percent. These developments are on the cutting edge of what adult stem cells can do for the medical field. And standing […]

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Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

Irondale, Ala., Apr 1, 2016 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United States. The Pope was greeted in the City of Angels by a closed-door meeting with a group […]

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If you struggle with porn, the Church can help, US bishops say

Washington D.C., Dec 28, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA).- For the first time, the U.S. bishops issued a pastoral letter this year specifically addressing the global crisis of pornography, looking at how the industry is affecting the parishioners in their pews and what the Church can do […]

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