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Trump drops Obama administration’s transgender bathroom fight

Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2017 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald Trump’s administration will stop fighting in court to implement the Obama administration’s transgender bathroom policy, leading to applause from a religious freedom legal group.   “This is good news for the privacy, safety, and dignity […]

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International religious freedom bill hopes to fight terrorism, promote security

Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2015 / 04:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill boosting promotion of religious freedom abroad could deter terror groups like ISIS, protect vulnerable minorities and foster global security, advocates say. The bill is “an important first step in improving the ability of our nation […]

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A tale of two cakes: Colorado’s far-reaching religious freedom fight

Denver, Colo., Jan 28, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The battleground for religious freedom is currently the soft, frosted tops of cakes in Colorado. Jack Phillips, owner of the Lakewood, Colo., Masterpiece Cakeshop, was sued in July 2012 for refusing to make a same-sex “wedding” cake […]

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The dark side of the Super Bowl and how Congress aims to fight it

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 04:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days before Super Bowl XLIX, the U.S. House of Representatives is pushing for a bipartisan crack-down on the hidden menace of sex trafficking, which some human rights advocates refer to as “modern-day slavery.” “Everyone needs to […]

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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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How the Church has helped fight AIDS in Uganda, Malawi

Kampala, Uganda, Dec 23, 2014 / 09:35 am (CNA).- Catholic leaders in Uganda and Malawi have issued largely positive informal progress reports on local Church efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in the African nations. A report from the Uganda Episcopal Conference that was provided to CANAA (Catholic News […]

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Police and Knights of Columbus join forces to fight the cold

New Haven, Conn., Dec 19, 2014 / 02:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus is joining forces with the New Haven Police Department in the Coats for Kids initiative to make winter a little warmer for children and families in need this year. “With Christmas approaching […]

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Vatican calls online harassment ‘violence,’ ups efforts to fight it

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See joined efforts with other Catholic organizations in order to raise awareness of the increasing trend of Internet threats, which is one among many current forms of violence against youth. “The Pontifical Council of Justice […]

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Fight discrimination against pro-life doctors, bishops ask Congress

Washington D.C., Nov 20, 2014 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops are imploring Congress to enact stronger medical conscience protections against state abortion laws by passing the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act. “We want to underscore the increasingly urgent need for Congress to protect rights of conscience […]

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Save Catholic clinics in Africa – they may be the only ones to fight Ebola

Rome, Italy, Nov 7, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Caritas officials have urged that in facing the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, efforts should be focused on keeping Catholic clinics open because they are the best-equipped in the region. Many hospitals in Liberia, the nation most […]

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