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The dignity of work – a company’s quest for the mentally ill

Denver, Colo., Feb 23, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When Bayaud Enterprises was started in 1969 in Denver, Colorado, they had one thing on their mind: employment. But not just any kind of employment. They wanted to seek out individuals with chronic mental illness and psychiatric […]

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Pope to diplomats: Migrants present challenges, but don’t forget their dignity

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2016 / 07:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday Pope Francis gave his first major speech of the year to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See, focusing on the hot-button topic of migration and the need to find dignified solutions to the […]

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Pope Francis: Judges should protect human dignity, not violate it

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2015 / 10:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday, Pope Francis spoke to members of an Italian judiciary council about their responsibility to protect man's dignity, and said a culture rooted in Christian values is necessary for keeping crimes and corruption at bay. “Globalization […]

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When detention denies dignity: bishops offer look inside US migrant, refugee policy

Washington D.C., May 14, 2015 / 03:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- “Please help us, please pray for us.” These were the words of detained migrants and refugees at a Karnes, Texas facility who spoke Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of San Antonio and his visiting delegation of religious leaders last […]

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Death with dignity: A friend recalls last minutes of John Paul II’s life

Rome, Italy, Apr 27, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A once avid outdoors-man whose final years were marked by disability and suffering, Saint John Paul II witnessed to what it truly means to die with dignity, says a close friend who was with him until the […]

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For Bishop Davies, ‘British values’ come from human dignity, not politicians

Shrewsbury, England, Apr 7, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It is more important than ever for the British people to hear about Jesus Christ, who reveals the dignity and identity of every person, Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury said in his Easter Sunday homily. “It is […]

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These nuns provide ‘death with dignity’ – but it’s not assisted suicide

Washington D.C., Apr 1, 2015 / 04:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor. In her 27 years with the order that cares for […]

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Colorado’s ‘death with dignity’ bill is a lie, bishop warns

Denver, Colo., Feb 2, 2015 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While the notion of 'death with dignity' may seem appealing on the surface, the push to legalize assisted suicide in Colorado is based on a lie that yields devastating consequences, said Bishop James Conley. “(I)t is a […]

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The fight for human dignity – how MLK speaks to ISIS, abortion

Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2015 / 04:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The ongoing legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is that every human life is sacred and must be protected from injustice, said leading U.S. bishops on Jan. 19. At a Jan. 17 Mass honoring the legacy […]

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For Pope Francis, human dignity at core of religious dialogue

Istanbul, Turkey, Nov 28, 2014 / 09:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dialogue between religious leaders and the “shared recognition of the sanctity of each human life” in bringing aid to the suffering were at the core of Pope Francis' Nov. 28 address to Turkey's Department for Religious Affairs, […]

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