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For former abortion workers, kindness changes hearts

Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2018 / 12:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Myra Neyer used to work a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood Baltimore. Today, she has left the abortion industry and is a pro-life advocate. Instrumental to her conversion and decision to leave was a 40 Days for […]

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Arlington priest reveals former KKK membership, takes voluntary leave of absence

Arlington, Va., Aug 22, 2017 / 02:57 pm (CNA).- An Arlington priest revealed Monday that he was a former member of the Ku Klux Klan before converting while in prison, and has asked for a temporary leave of absence from ministry. The Diocese of Arlington released a […]

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Why this former rock journalist authored a book about chastity

Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2015 / 12:46 pm (CNA).- One day, when Dawn Eden was 31 years-old, she ventured into the section of a bookstore that she had never visited before.    This journey into the store was somewhat out of character for Eden, who preferred listening […]

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Sister Nirmala, former head of Missionaries of Charity, dies in India

Kolkata, India, Jun 23, 2015 / 11:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics around the world are mourning the death of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who passed away Tuesday. Sr. Nirmala had succeeded Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, serving in that capacity from […]

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Why a former altar girl changed her mind about boy-only servers

San Francisco, Calif., Feb 10, 2015 / 02:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When she was a young girl, Logan Crotty dreamed of becoming a Catholic priest. She had always had an insatiable desire for intimacy with God and for a place of importance within God’s mission, the Church. […]

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Former Vatican librarian, a friend of Pope Francis, dies at 91

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Jorge Maria Mejìa, a former prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library and a longtime friend of Pope Francis, died on Tuesday Dec. 9. The Pope had been visiting the cardinal since the very first days of […]

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Amid investigation, accounts of former Vatican Bank directors frozen

Vatican City, Dec 8, 2014 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than $ 19.6 million in the accounts of two former managers of the Institute for Religious Works, commonly known as the Vatican Bank or IOR, have been frozen by a Vatican prosecutor in the course of […]

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Investigation of former Dominican Republic nuncio moves forward

Vatican City, Dec 3, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s press officer provided an update on the trial of laicized former nuncio Jozef Wesolowski, saying that the case is moving forward, and the first stages of investigation and questioning have begun. “Regarding the situation of […]

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Former Dominican Republic nuncio on house arrest over sex abuse charges

Former Dominican Republic nuncio on house arrest over sex abuse charges

Vatican City, Sep 23, 2014 / 05:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See press officer announced Tuesday that Jozef Wesolowski, the former apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic who was laicized earlier this year, has been put under house arrest amid an official investigation into charges of […]

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Former imam: God saved me from torture after Christian conversion

Former imam: God saved me from torture after Christian conversion

Kerala, India, Sep 11, 2014 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- A former Muslim imam who converted to Christianity believes that God protected him from death threats and torture at the hands of his family members. “The holy Quran converted me to Christianity,” said Mario Joseph, a former imam […]

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