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Protestors disrupt bishop’s installation in Chile: 5 keys to understanding the controversy

Santiago, Chile, Mar 24, 2015 / 05:11 pm (CNA).- A group of protesters attempted to stop the installation of Bishop Juan Barros Madrid as the new bishop of Osorno in southern Chile, pushing the bishop and throwing objects at him during the March 21 Mass. The protestors […]

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Metal coils and furious women: The stunning controversy behind an FDA-approved birth control

Denver, Colo., Feb 20, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Perforated organs, metal coils lodged in colons, fetal disfigurement due to nickel poisoning. Chronic pain, exhaustion, bouts of depression and suicidal thoughts. It’s the stuff nightmares are made of. But these are real symptoms that are being […]

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‘Red flags’ in Kenyan vaccine controversy demand answers

Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 13, 2014 / 01:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers in charge of a controversial vaccination campaign in Kenya should be transparent and cooperate with the Kenyan bishops’ request for investigation of the program, says a leading Catholic bioethicist. “There are aspects of this that need […]

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Don’t claim Pope Francis for your own agenda, Kasper says amid controversy

Washington D.C., Nov 6, 2014 / 08:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of an intense Synod on the Family, a leading voice supporting admission to Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics said different sides on Church debates should not use Pope Francis' words to bolster their […]

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Kasper’s comments breed online controversy over racism charges

Kasper's comments breed online controversy over racism charges

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2014 / 04:42 pm (CNA).- German Cardinal Walter Kasper’s interview dismissing the perspective of African bishops at the Synod on the Family has added fuel to the fire of speculation over other questionable comments from the cardinal. Edward Pentin, who writes for multiple […]

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Priests in favor of ‘gay marriage’ spark controversy in Chile

Priests in favor of 'gay marriage' spark controversy in Chile

Santiago, Chile, Oct 14, 2014 / 10:48 pm (CNA).- The secular press in Chile is defending three priests who have come out in support of ‘gay marriage’ and is accusing Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago of denouncing the priests to the Vatican. The Archdiocese of Santiago issued […]

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Controversy prompts Vatican to clarify synod midterm

Controversy prompts Vatican to clarify synod midterm

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a media frenzy and lively internal debate were both raised by the publication of the midterm relatio of the Synod of Bishops, its secretariat issued a statement clarifying its merely provisional nature. “The General Secretariat of […]

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